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Peer wins last six games to beat Likhovtseva

Updated: June 19, 2007, 1:25 PM ET
Associated Press

EASTBOURNE, England -- Shahar Peer won the last six games to beat Elena Likhovtseva of Russia 6-2, 5-7, 6-4 on Tuesday and advance to the second round of the Eastbourne International.

The sixth-seeded Israeli wasted three break points at 1-1 in the second set before dropping serve next game to be 3-1 down. Peer won three straight games to even it at 5-5 but was broken again to lose the set.

Likhovtseva then led 4-0 and held a point for 5-0 in the deciding set before Peer swept ...

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