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Schiavone fights off match points to beat Begu

Netherlands, Jun 20:  Francesca Schiavone saved four match points to beat Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (8) at the Unicef Open on Wednesday.The 2010 French Open champion served 14 double faults and fell

India TV News Desk [ Updated: June 21, 2012 14:08 IST ]
schiavone fights off match points to beat begu
schiavone fights off match points to beat begu

Netherlands, Jun 20:  Francesca Schiavone saved four match points to beat Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 (8) at the Unicef Open on Wednesday.





The 2010 French Open champion served 14 double faults and fell behind 6-2 in the decisive tiebreaker before fighting back to win it 10-8.

Schiavone, who beat fifth-seeded Maria Kirilenko in the first round, earned a quarterfinal against Kim Clijsters.

Earlier in men's play, Tatsuma Ito of Japan took less than an hour to beat third-seeded Austrian Jurgen Melzer 6-2, 6-2.

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