Zhang Shuai reaches Guangzhou Open semis, Alize Cornet goes outPosted On: September 22, 2017
Zhang Shuai turned into the main seeded player to progress to the elimination rounds of the Guangzhou Open as Alize Cornet was disposed of 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) by Yanina Wickmayer on Thursday.
Zhang, additionally the main staying Chinese player in the running, saw off Kateryna Kozlova 6-1, 6-1 out of an agreeable triumph to set up a last-four experience with Evgeniya Rodina, who defeated Australia’s Lizette Cabrera 6-1, 7-6 (7-4).
Frenchwoman Cornet, the 6th seed, was set back right on time by Belgium’s Wickmayer and notwithstanding taking the second set to a tiebreak couldn’t keep a 6-1, 7-6 (7-5) overcome.
Wickmayer advances to confront Aleksandra Krunic, the Serb getting a charge out of a direct quarterfinal win against Rebecca Peterson of Sweden, 6-1, 6-1.