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Maria upsets 4th-seeded Liu to advance to quarterfinals


GAIBA, Italy (AP) — Fourth-seeded Claire Liu was upset by Tatjana Maria 7-6 (3), 6-7 (3), 6-3 in the second round of the Veneto Open. The 35-year-old Maria converted her first match point when her American opponent hit a return into the net. Maria will next face sixth-seeded Diane Parry in the quarterfinals. The Frenchwoman beat Joanne Zuger 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. Sara Errani will play Kateryna Baindl of Ukraine in another quarterfinal. Organizers are using former soccer fields for the tournament and the host tennis club has been nicknamed “Gaibledon” in homage to Wimbledon.

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