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Tallinn Open: Top seed Kontaveit advances to semi-finals

Anett Kontaveit defeated Ysaline Bonaventure 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Friday evening. She’ll face the winner of the match between Czech wildcard Karolina Muchova and Estonian Kaia Kanepi in the next round

Anett Kontaveit Tallinn QF Imago / Panoramic

Estonian Anett Kontaveit, the top seed, reached the last four of the Tallinn Open by winning against Belgian qualifier Ysaline Bonaventure 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 at the Forus Tennis Centre on Friday evening.

Kontaveit, ranked No 4, will face the winner of the match between Czech wildcard Karolina Muchova and Estonian Kaia Kanepi next.

Ahead of her victory, the Estonian edged out Chinese Xiyu Wang (3-6, 6-2, 7-5) and defeated Czech Tereza Martincova (6-2, 6-1).

Bonaventure, ranked No 138, won against American Shelby Rogers (6-4, 6-4) and Swiss Jil Teichmann, the No 9 seed (7-6 (8), 6-3) earlier in the tournament.

Tallinn WTA 250, other quarter-final result (Forus Tennis Centre, hard, EUR 251.750, most recent results first):

  • Karolina Muchova vs. Kaia Kanepi
  • Barbora Krejcikova (7) beat Beatriz Haddad Maia (3): 6-3, 6-4
  • Belinda Bencic (2) beat Donna Vekic: 6-4, 6-1
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