Japan Women's Open: Heather Watson ends losing run
British number one Heather Watson beat Jovana Jaksic in the first round of the Japan Women's Open to end a run of defeats.
Watson prevailed 3-6 6-4 6-2 against the Serb world number 102.
Watson, ranked 46, had lost in the first round of her last four tournaments.
The 22-year-old, who won her only WTA title at the Osaka tournament in 2012, will face Kazakhstan's Yulia Putintseva in round two.