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Bacsinszky downs Stosur in second round of Sydney International

IANS  |  Sydney 

of came back from a set behind to defeat local favourite in the second round of the Sydney International tournament on Wednesday.

Bacsinszky, ranked 23, beat the former finalist 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 and reached her first quarterfinal, reports news.

Stosur sent down 27 winners compared to 26 by the Swiss player, but let the game drift away through 59 unforced errors compared to 37 by Bacsinszky.

Bacsinszky, who stunned ninth-seed Anastasija Sevastova in the first round, next faces the winner of the match between Australia's and the Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich in the quarterfinals.--IANS


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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 13:56 IST