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Budapest Open: Bondar moves into semi-finals
Anna Bondar defeated Tamara Zidansek 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on Thursday and will play the winner of the match between Dutchwoman Arantxa Rus and German qualifier Tamara Korpatsch in the next round
Hungarian Anna Bondar, the second seed, reached the semi-finals of the Budapest Open by defeating Slovenian Tamara Zidansek 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 at Római Tennis Academy on Thursday.
Bondar, ranked No 52, will play the winner of the match between Dutchwoman Arantxa Rus and German qualifier Tamara Korpatsch next.
The Hungarian won against Italian Elisabetta Cocciaretto (6-2, 6-2) and edged out Swiss Simona Waltert (5-7, 6-4, 7-5) ahead of her victory.
Earlier in the tournament, Zidansek, ranked No 100, won against Hungarian wildcard Fanny Stollar (6-1, 7-5) and German Jule Niemeier (6-3, 7-6 (11)).
Budapest WTA 125, other last eight results (Római Tennis Academy, clay, USD 115.000, most recent results first):
- Arantxa Rus vs. Tamara Korpatsch
- Oceane Dodin vs. Lauren Davis: thursday
- Viktoriya Tomova beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova: 6-1, 7-5