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Budapest Open: Tomova moves into semi-finals
Viktoriya Tomova beat Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-1, 7-5 on Thursday night and will play the winner of the match between Frenchwoman Oceane Dodin and American Lauren Davis in the next round
Bulgarian Viktoriya Tomova defeated Slovak Anna Karolina Schmiedlova 6-1, 7-5 to advance to the semi-finals of the Budapest Open at Római Tennis Academy on Thursday night.
Tomova, ranked No 109, will face the winner of the match between Frenchwoman Oceane Dodin and American Lauren Davis next.
The Bulgarian won against Italian Jasmine Paolini, the No 3 seed (4-6, 6-0, 6-2) and edged out Austrian Julia Grabher (3-6, 6-1, 7-5) earlier in the tournament.
In the previous rounds, Schmiedlova, ranked No 122, beat Brazilian qualifier Carolina M. Alves (6-0, 6-3) and Egyptian Mayar Sherif (6-3, 6-2).
Budapest WTA 125, other last 8 results (Római Tennis Academy, clay, USD 115.000, most recent results first):
- Arantxa Rus vs. Tamara Korpatsch
- Tamara Zidansek vs. Anna Bondar
- Oceane Dodin vs. Lauren Davis