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Second seed Bencic downs Vekic to reach semi-finals in Tallinn
Belinda Bencic won against Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-1 on Friday night. She’ll play the winner of the match between Czech Barbora Krejcikova, the No 7 seed, and Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia, the No 3 seed, in the next round
Swiss Belinda Bencic, the second seed, moved into the semi-finals of the Tallinn Open by winning against Croat Donna Vekic 6-4, 6-1 at the Forus Tennis Centre on Friday night.
Bencic, ranked No 14, will face Czech Barbora Krejcikova, the No 7 seed, who beat Brazilian Beatriz Haddad Maia, the No 3 seed, next.
The Swiss defeated Estonian wildcard Elena Malygina (6-0, 6-2) and qualifier Katie Boulter (6-4, 6-7 (2), 6-3) ahead of her victory.
In the previous rounds, Vekic, ranked No 85, beat Estonian wildcard Maileen Nuudi (6-2, 6-0) and Chinese Shuai Zhang, the No 8 seed (6-2, 6-4).
Tallinn WTA 250, other last eight results (Forus Tennis Centre, hard, EUR 251.750, most recent results first):
- Barbora Krejcikova beat Beatriz Haddad Maia 6-3, 6-4
- Karolina Muchova vs. Kaia Kanepi
- Anett Kontaveit vs. Ysaline Bonaventure