EASTBOURNE, England, June 20 (UPI) --
Fifth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki
rallied for a three-set win but No. 2-seeded Li Na
was ousted Thursday at the Aegon International tennis tournament in England.
Wozniacki suffered three breaks in the first set before coming back for a 4-6, 6-0, 6-3 win over Ekaterina Makarova. Wozniacki won about two-thirds of the points on serve after the first set, and finished off seven of her 12 break chances.
Elena Vesnina stopped Li 7-6 (7-4), 6-3. Vesnina had a pair of second-set breaks that were the difference in the match.
Also Thursday, qualifier Jamie Hampton advanced with a 3-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-4 decision over Lucie Safarova and Yanina Wickmayer ousted sixth-seeded Maria Kirilenko 6-2, 1-6, 7-5.
Hampton and Wozniacki are scheduled for the first semifinal Friday while Vesnina and Wickmayer are paired in the second.
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