into your inbox
Thousands have already subscribedy
Thailand Open: Tsurenko books spot in last four
Lesia Tsurenko defeated Tatjana Maria 6-1, 6-1 on Friday afternoon and will play Canadian Bianca Andreescu, the top seed, and Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk, the No 5 seed, in the next round
Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko defeated German Tatjana Maria, the No 6 seed, 6-1, 6-1 to reach the last four of the Thailand Open at the True Arena Hua Hin on Friday afternoon.
Tsurenko, ranked No 136, will play Canadian Bianca Andreescu, the top seed, who beat Ukrainian Marta Kostyuk, the No 5 seed, next.
The 33-year-old Ukrainian edged out Belgian Ysaline Bonaventure (6-3, 4-6, 6-4) and Russian Anna Kalinskaya, the No 4 seed (6-0, 6-7 (3), 6-4) earlier in the tournament.
In the previous rounds of the Hua Hin tournament, Maria, ranked No 63, won against Filipino qualifier Alexandra Eala (6-2, 6-2) and Ukrainian Dayana Yastremska (6-0, 6-4).
Hua Hin WTA 250, other quarter-final results (True Arena Hua Hin, hard, USD 259.303, most recent results first):
- Bianca Andreescu vs. Marta Kostyuk: friday
- Lin Zhu beat Tamara Zidansek: 6-2, 6-2
- Xinyu Wang (7) beat Heather Watson: 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4