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Lesya Tsurenko came out in the second round of the tournament in Beijing.

The second racket of Ukraine Lesya Tsurenko beat German Andrea Petkovic in the first round of the WTA tournament in Beijing 6:2, 7:6(2) and was the only one of three Ukrainians, which was the starting round of the tournament.

In the first set Tsurenko scored a fairly convincing victory, taking three breaks and losing one game on his serve.

In the second set struggle was more than tense. Alternately the rivals exchanged breaks (each made four), in the end the game went to a tie-break. There Ukrainka immediately went into the lead with a mini break (3-0) and then not only kept the advantage on his serve but took another two rounds on the filing of the Germans.

In the second round Lesia Tsurenko will play against the 10th seeded German Julia Gorges.

See the full schedule and results of the tournament in Beijing.

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