HP Open: Samantha Stosur reached the quarter-finals in Osaka
Last Updated: 10/10/12 12:36pm
Samantha Stosur: Australian came through in three sets against Virginie Razzano
Top seed Samantha Stosur recovered from a slow start to beat Virginie Razzano in the second round of the HP Open.
Razzano broke three times on the way to claiming the opening set 6-1 but could not keep up that level of performance.
Stosur, aided by a total of 10 double faults from her French opponent, raced through the second set 6-2 and edged the decider 6-4.
The Australian will take on Jamie Hampton in the quarter-finals after the American saw off Thai wild-card Tamarine Tanasugarn 7-5 7-5.
Taiwan's Kai-Chen Chang booked a last-eight meeting with Britain's Laura Robson thanks to a 7-6 (7/4) 6-3 success against Australian Casey Dellacqua.
And Japanese qualifier Misaki Doi saw off Olga Puchkova of Russia 6-3 6-2. She will play South Africa's Chanelle Scheepers in the quarter-finals.