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Tennis: Heather Watson wins in Japan

October 7, 2014

British number one Heather Watson beat Jovana Jaksic in the first round of the Japan Women’s Open yesterday to end a run of first round defeats.

Watson prevailed 3-6 6-4 6-2 against the Serb world number 102.

Watson, ranked 46, had lost in the first round of her last four tournaments, including the Western and Southern Open in America and the Wuhan Open in China.

The 22 year old will face Kazakhstan’s Yulia Putintseva in round two.

Lizzie Flint, Sportsister
The Women’s Sports Magazine

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