Naomi Broady reaches Katowice Open second round

Naomi Broady
Naomi Broady (above) had lost her previous two meetings with Karin Knapp

British number three Naomi Broady fought back from a set down to beat Karin Knapp and reach the second round of the Katowice Open in Poland.

The 26-year-old - ranked 78 in the world, six places lower than Italian Knapp - won 6-7 (6-8) 6-4 6-4.

Although the big-serving Broady wasted a set point in the first-set tie-break, she broke early in the second.

Next she faces defending champion Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia or France's Pauline Parmentier.

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