Result: Samantha Stosur battles past plucky Julia Glushko

Result: Stosur battles past plucky Glushko
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Samantha Stosur comes from a set down against Julia Glushko to advance to the second round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto.

Samantha Stosur has battled back from a set down against Julia Glushko to book her place in the second round of the Rogers Cup.

The Australian dropped a tight first set to the Israeli qualifier, losing it 7-5. Both women has two opportunities to break, but it was Glushko who took full advantage.

However, the 23-year-old - born in Donetsk, Ukraine - tired from there on in, as Stosur quickly got back on level terms after taking the second set 6-2.

The tide had now turned, with the 2011 US Open champion turning the screw on her opponent.

Stosur completed a 6-3 victory in the third set after two hours and 10 minutes on court. She will now face Carla Suarez-Navarro in the next round.

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