WTA Baku Cup: Shahar Peer dumps out third seed Chanelle Scheepers in Azerbaijan

Last Updated: 25/07/13 6:46pm

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Shahar Peer: Through to the last eight at the Baku Cup in Azerbaijan

Shahar Peer: Through to the last eight at the Baku Cup in Azerbaijan

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Shahar Peer came from a set down to claim a 2-6 7-5 6-3 win over Chanelle Scheepers and book her place in the quarter-finals of the Baku Cup.

The Israeli lost a one-sided first set and went a break down in the second before rallying to defeat her South African opponent.

The victory set up a last-eight meeting with Slovenia's Tadeja Majeric, who defeated Czech qualifier Tereza Martincova 7-6 (7-5) 6-3.

Seventh seed Elina Svitolina of Ukraine was also a second-round winner at the hard-court event, defeating Italy's Nastassja Burnett 6-0 7-6 (7-3) to set up a meeting with second seed Donna Vekic.

There were also wins for Galina Voskoboeva and Magda Linette, who will face Alexandra Cadantu and Ons Jabeur respectively in the quarter-finals.

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