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Scot­land’s Su­san Egel­staff, the No. 4 seed, pulled off a spec­tac­u­lar come­back vic­tory to reach to­day’s quar­ter-fi­nals of the women’s sin­gles at the Fin­nish Open, writes El­speth Burn­side. Glas­gow’s Olympic hopeful and the world No.36 had to save three match points against Amer­i­can Iris Wang be­fore go­ing through 21-8, 18-21, 2422. She now meets Den­mark’s Ka­rina Jor­gensen, who scored an up­set 21-18 22-20 win over Rus­sia’a Anas­ta­sia Prokopenka.

In the mixed dou­bles, Scot­land’s Imo­gen Bankier and Eng­land’s Chris Ad­cock, the No.1 seeds, also went through to the quar­ter-fi­nals with a 21-16, 21-12 win over Swedes Mag­nus Sahlberg and Sanne Ek­berg.

In the men’s dou­bles, the young Scot­tish pair of Martin Camp­bell and

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