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Cali Open: Ormaechea makes last 4
Paula Ormaechea won against Elvina Kalieva 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 on Friday evening and will face the winner of the match between Ukrainian Valeriya Strakhova and Brazilian Laura Pigossi, the second seed, in the next round
Argentinian Paula Ormaechea advanced to the semi-finals of the Cali Open by winning against American Elvina Kalieva 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 at the Club Campestre de Cali on Friday evening.
Ormaechea, ranked No 206, will face the winner of the match between Ukrainian Valeriya Strakhova and Brazilian Laura Pigossi, the second seed, next.
Earlier in the tournament, the Argentinian defeated Pole Weronika Falkowska (5-7, 6-0, 6-1) and Spaniard Aliona Bolsova, the No 3 seed (7-6 (4), 6-3).
Kalieva, ranked No 251, edged out No 6 seed Hailey Baptiste (5-7, 7-6 (4), 6-4) and beat Italian Nuria Brancaccio (6-3, 4-6, 6-2) in the previous rounds of the Cali tournament.
Cali WTA 125K Series, other last eight results (Club Campestre de Cali, clay, USD 115.000, most recent results first):
- Martina Colmegna vs. Emiliana Arango
- Nadia Podoroska vs. Fernanda Contreras Gomez
- Valeriya Strakhova vs. Laura Pigossi: friday