Wickmayer beats Errani, reaches 4th round at Australian Open

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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