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China enjoys an undefeated day at home

Updated: 2012-10-01 07:46
( China Daily)

Inspired by Peng Shuai's straight-sets win over Belgian Yanina Wickmayer, Chinese players enjoyed a wave of momentum on the third day of the China Open, with every player advancing.

Peng, ranked No 46 in the world, overcame agressive counter-attacks from Wickmayer in both sets to secure her opening match, 7-5, 7-5, ending a losing streak to the 22-year-old on the Diamond Court.

Li Na, ranked No 8 in the world, followed up with a breezy 6-2, 6-3 victory over Italian Francesca Schiavone an anticipated rematch of the 2011 French Open final, where Li upset Schiavone in straight sets to clinch her first Grand Slam championship.

China enjoys an undefeated day at home

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