Bartoli stunned in Eastbourne

Jun 23, 2012, 05:27 IST | AFP

Tamira Paszek recovered from a set and 4-0 down yesterday to reach her first final in two years as she beat defending champion Marion Bartoli 4-6, 7-5, 6-4 at wind-blown Eastbourne.

Paszek, ranked 59th and a Wimbledon quarter-finalist last year, had come to the English south coast with a modest 2-13 record this season but turned that on its head with her performances during this pre-Wimbledon week.

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