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Tennis Japan Open: Heather Watson ends losing streak

2014-10-06 16:51:20

Heather Watson

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

The 22-year-old, who won her only WTA title at the Osaka tournament in 2012, will face Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva in round two.


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