Bacsinszky moves into quarters

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BAD GASTEIN, Austria -- Second-seeded Timea Bacsinszky recorded a comeback win Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals at the Gastein Ladies tennis tournament.

The Swiss Bacsinszky dropped the first set to qualifier Ekaterina Dzehalevich of Belarus, but rallied for a 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 victory. Bacsinszky's quarterfinal opponent will be Czech Sandra Zahlavova, a 6-2, 6-4 winner over Ukraine's Lesya Tsurenko.

Additionally on Wednesday, eighth-seeded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova advanced after her opponent, Romanian Simona Halep, retired. Sevastova was leading, 5-7, 6-1, 5-0 when Halep withdrew with a right shoulder injury.

Russian Anastasia Pivovarova also reached the quarterfinals with a 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 victory over Romania's Ioana Raluca Olaru.


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