Babos, Doi advance in Shanghai

Top seeds Timea Babos and Misaki Doi continued their progress safely through the Caoxijiu Suzhou Ladies Open on day three in China.

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Hungarian Babos defeated Slovakian Michaela Honcova 6-2 7-5, while Japan's Doi beat Yi-Fan Xu of China 7-6 (7/4) 6-3.

There were also comfortable wins for Israel's third seed Shahar Peer and Shuai Zhang, the Chinese fourth seed, while sixth seed Yi-Miao Zhou put out Holland's Michaella Krajicek - sister of 1996 Wimbledon champion Richard - in straight sets.

Babos will now face number seven seed Tamarine Tanasugarn of Thailand, who recovered from a set down to defeat Korean So-Ra Lee.


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