Stosur moves on in Osaka

Updated: October 9, 2013

Osaka, Japan ( – Third-seed Samantha Stosur defeated
Belinda Bencic, 6-4, 6-2, in the second round at the 2013 HP Japan Women’s

Stosur cruised through Bencic in just 69 minutes, firing off five aces and
taking all five break points.

Fifth-seeded Canadian Eugenie Bouchard made quick work of Thailand’s Luksika
Kumhum, setting her down in straight sets, 6-2, 6-2.

Japan’s Kurumi Nara was also a second-round winner, downing eighth-seeded
Monica Puig 7-5, 7-6 (7-4).

Barbora Zahlavova Strycova took the final two sets to oust American lucky
loser Vania King, 2-6, 6-3, 6-1 to round of the second-round winners.