Jie Zheng moves into second round
OSAKA, Japan -- Second-seeded Jie Zheng of China advanced to the second round of the Japan Open with a 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 win over Maria Jose Martina Sanchez of Spain on Tuesday.
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Zheng broke her opponent three times in the final set to wrap up the win in 2 hours, 43 minutes at the Utsubo Tennis Center and will face France's Pauline Parmentier in the second round.
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