Nordea Open: Chirico sets up all-American clash against Navarro in semis

The American won against countrywoman Claire Liu 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on Thursday

Louisa Chirico at 2022 Roland-Garros Louisa Chirico at 2022 Roland-Garros Image Credit: Zuma / Panoramic
Nordea Open •Quarter-final • completed
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Louisa Chirico beat No 7 seed Claire Liu 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 to move into the semi-finals of the Nordea Open at Båstad Tennisstadion in Bastad on Thursday.

Chirico, ranked No 251, will play fellow American Emma Navarro, the top seed, next.

Ahead of her victory, Louisa Chirico won against Norwegian Malene Helgo (6-1, 6-4) and Swede Rebecca Peterson, the No 4 seed (7-6 (4), 5-7, 6-1).

Liu, ranked No 93, won against Romanian Oana Gavrila (6-3, 6-1) and Russian Irina Khromacheva (6-2, 6-4) earlier in the tournament.

Bastad WTA 125K Series, other quarter-final matches (Båstad Tennisstadion, clay, USD 115000, most recent results first):

  • Olga Danilovic vs. Viktoriya Tomova
  • Aliona Bolsova vs. Yulia Putintseva
  • Emma Navarro beat Tamara Zidansek: 6-0, 6-4

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