Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (SportsNetwork.com) - Fifth seed Kurumi Nara was a
second-round winner Thursday at the inaugural Rio Open tennis event.
The Japanese player got past German Anna-Lena Friedsam 6-0, 7-6 (7-3) on the
red clay at Jockey Club Brasileiro.
Also on Day 4, Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino overcame South African Chanelle
Scheepers 2-6, 7-6 (9-7), 6-1 and Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu got past
Paraguayan fellow qualifier Veronica Cepede Royg 6-3, 5-7, 6-1. Dominguez Lino
will face Nara in Friday's quarterfinals.
The Sports Network