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WTA roundup: Danielle Collins advances at Budapest

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Second-seeded Danielle Collins of the U.S. advanced but third-seeded American Bernarda Pera was upset Thursday in the Round of 16 of the Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest.

Collins breezed past Hungary’s Reka Luca Jani 7-5, 6-0 in one hour, 25 minutes. Pera fell to Ukraine’s Anhelina Kalinina 7-5, 6-3 in one hour, 38 minutes.

Sixth-seeded Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus also bowed out. Panna Udvardy of Hungary upset Sasnovich 7-6 (4), 6-2 in one hour, 43 minutes. Another Hungarian, Dalma Galfi, defeated Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia 6-2, 7-5.

Livesport Prague Open

Second-seeded Barbora Krejcikova of Czech Republic defeated Belgium’s Ysaline Bonaventure 7-6 (2), 6-4 in the Round of 16 in Prague.

Krejcikova converted five of her seven break point chances and saved seven on her serve.

In other action, Belgium’s Greet Minnen, the No. 9 seed, defeated Russian Anastasia Gasanova 6-3, 7-6 (3). China’s Xinyu Wang and Australian Storm Sanders were also winners.

Ladies Open Lausanne

Top-seeded Tamara Zidansek of Slovenia advanced with a 6-2, 7-5 victory over Luxembourg’s Mandy Minella in Lausanne, Switzerland.

Two seeded players fell, however, as No. 7 Jasmine Paolini of Italy lost to Russian Natalia Vikhlyantseva 6-1, 6-3 in just 57 minutes. Also, No. 8 Anna Blinkova of Russia lost to Italy’s Lucia Bronzetti 6-1, 6-2 in 64 minutes.

Three matches were suspended, including fifth-seeded Carolina Garcia’s match against Astra Sharma in the second set. Garcia took the first 7-6 (3).

–Field Level Media

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