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Result: Li Na defeats Lauren Davis in three

Li Na comes from a set down against Lauren Davis to seal her passage into the third round of the Cincinnati Open.

Li Na has survived a scare against American wildcard Lauren Davis in the second round of the Cincinnati Masters.

The Chinese fifth seed was forced to come from a set down before eventually advancing 4-6 6-1 6-1 in one hour and 46 minutes on court.

Davis surprised many by breaking for a 4-2 lead in the first set and going on the close it out. However, that is where her challenge ended as Li stepped up a gear in the second.

After levelling the match 6-1, she went on to wrap up the match by the same scoreline in the deciding set.

She will face Angelique Kerber in the third round.

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