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Radwanska into Tokyo quarter-finals

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Nick Hodge 25.09.2013 14:10
Agnieszka Radwanska beat Slovak Dominika Cibulkova 6-3, 6-4 in her third round clash at the Toray Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo.

Agnieszka Radwanska in action against Dominika Cibulova. Photo: EPA/Kiyoshi Ota

Her straight set win marks the sixth year in a row that she has made it into the quarter-finals of the Tokyo tournament.

The Krakow-born star entered this week's campaign fresh from winning the Korea Open in Seoul on Sunday.

“Coming from Seoul, I didn't really have much time to adjust and rest, but it's always good to win a tournament and I'm happy to play again this week,” Radwanska reflected on Tuesday, as cited by WTA's official site.

“I think winning last week gave me a lot of confidence,” she added.

Radwanska started as No.2 seed in the tournament, but favourite Victoria Azarenka was knocked out in the second round by Venus Williams.

The 24-year-old Pole, currently World No. 4 in the WTA rankings, won the women's title in Tokyo in 2011, and was runner-up in 2012.

Fans are keeping fingers crossed that she can persevere this year. (nh)

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