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Venus routs Radwanska in Taiwan Open

(AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) Top-seeded Venus Williams overpowered Urszula Radwanska of Poland 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the Taiwan Open quarterfinals on Thursday.

Williams converted five of seven break-point chances against the unseeded Radwanska.

"My opponent started so strong," Williams said. "She went 4-1, but I was hoping to still win that set. After that, things went almost perfectly for me, so I'm really happy with that and to be playing again tomorrow."

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