Yulia Putintseva who made a nice start to the season is through to the third round at the Volvo Car Open being held in Charleston, USA. World no.61 from Kazakhstan managed to knock out 15th seed Sabine Lisicki to set the encounter against Venus Williams.
21-year-old Putintseva had a %86 first service percentage as she saw off Lisicki 7-5, 4-6, 6-3 in 2 hours and 19 minutes. Putintseva will next try to score her first win against Williams as the former no.1 was victorious in previous three meetings.
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