Pliskova edges into Berlin quarters, Gauff into second round

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Former Wimbledon finalist Karolina Pliskova came from behind in the final set on Wednesday to edge 2019 US Open champion Bianca Andreescu, 6-4, 2-6, 7-6 (9-7) for a place in the Berlin WTA tournament quarter-finals. Pliskova dropped serve in the third game of the decider and then faced two break points at 4-2 down on the German grass court. But she saved both with strong serves, stopped Andreescu serving out the match at 5-4, and prevailed on third match point after 2 hours 11 minutes. “I think there was a little bit of everything in this match. I’m super-proud that I was able to turn the matc…

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