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Wang Xinyu of China returns the ball during her women's singles first round match against compatriot Wang Yafan at the 2019 China Open tennis tournament in Beijing, Sept. 29, 2019. (Xinhua/Hou Zhaokang)

PARIS, Sept. 23 (Xinhua) -- China's Wang Xinyu moved into the second round of qualifying at the French Open with a staight-set win over Robin Anderson of the United States.

The 18-year-old reeled in her American opponent 6-4, 6-2 in 79 minutes to set up a second-round qualifying meeting with local player Tessah Andrianjafitri, a 3-6, 7-5, 6-3 winner over Spain's Nuria Parrizas.

Wang dominated the second set breaking Anderson in the fifth and seventh game. ■

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