Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium celebrates after defeating Sara Errani of Italy during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Lee Jin-man
January 22, 2015

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) Yanina Wickmayer beat a seeded player for the second time in three rounds, coming back to beat No. 14 Sara Errani 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 on Friday to move into the fourth round of the Australian Open.

Wickmayer, who took out No. 23 Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova on the first day, could face No. 3 and French Open finalist Simona Halep in the next round.

No. 10 Ekaterina Makarova had a 6-4, 6-4 win over No. 22 Karolina Pliskova and No. 21 Peng Shuai beat Yaroslava Shvedova 7-6 (7), 6-3 to move into a possible fourth-round showdown with No. 2 Maria Sharapova, who was playing No. 31 Zarina Diyas in a night match.

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