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Li, Wozniacki, Kerber advance at Eastbourne

  • June 18, 2013 - 10:30 AM

EASTBOURNE, England — Li Na advanced to the second round at Eastbourne on Tuesday, beating Alize Cornet of France 6-2, 6-4.

She'll next play 2011 champion Marion Bartoli. Play was suspended at 3-2 in the second set when a spectator collapsed in the stands.

Also advancing were Angelique Kerber of Germany, who defeated Sorana Cirstea 6-4, 6-4, and Petra Kvitova, who stopped Monica Niculescu 6-4, 6-1. Caroline Wozniacki led 6-2, 2-2 when defending champion Tamira Paszek retired with a left-thigh injury.

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