Eugenie Bouchard moves into the third round of the Wuhan Open thanks to a three-set triumph over Mona Barthel.
Eugenie Bouchard has reached the third round of the Wuhan Open after fighting back to beat Mona Barthel.
The sixth seed got off to a bad start as Barthel took an unpredictable opening set 6-4, but she moved into a 4-1 lead in the second before closing it out 6-3.
Despite world number 55 Barthel going 2-0 up in the decider with an early break, the Wimbledon finalist recovered to secure the victory 4-6 6-3 6-4 in just over two hours.
Bouchard will now face either Sara Errani or Alison Riske for a place in the quarter-finals of the tournament.
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