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Moser heads into quarterfinals of WTA stop in Austria

July 17, 2013 at 1:06 PM   |   Comments

BAD GASTEIN, Austria, July 17 (UPI) -- Lisa-Maria Moser ousted top-seeded Mona Barthel in a second-round match Wednesday at the Nurnberger Gastein Ladies tennis tournament in Austria.

Moser, ranked 725th in the world and given a wild-card pass into the tournament in her home country, was up 6-2, 4-3 when Barthel retired due to a shoulder injury. Moser broke Barthel's serve four times in eight games.

She moves into the quarterfinals against unseeded Andrea Hlavackova, who was a 5-7, 6-1, 6-0 winner over qualifier Viktorija Golubic. Hlavackova won nearly 70 percent of the points over the last two sets.

Also in the second round, eighth-seeded Karin Knapp got past Alexandra Cadantu 7-6 (7-5), 4-6, 6-1, recording three of her eight breaks in the final set.

Yvonne Meusburger completed the first round with a 6-0, 6-0 rout Wednesday of Jasmina Tinjic. Meusburger took 88 percent of the points on serving, dropping three points over six games.

Topics: Karin Knapp
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