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Thailand Open: Zhu sets up all-Chinese semi-final clash with Wang
Lin Zhu won against Tamara Zidansek 6-2, 6-2 on Friday. She’ll play Chinese Xinyu Wang, the No 7 seed, in the next round
Chinese Lin Zhu won against Slovenian Tamara Zidansek 6-2, 6-2 to reach the last four of the Thailand Open at the True Arena Hua Hin on Friday.
Zhu, ranked No 54, will face Chinese Xinyu Wang, the No 7 seed, next.
Ahead of her victory, the Chinese beat No 3 seed Xiyu Wang (4-6, 6-3, 6-0) and Su Jeong Jang (6-4, 7-6 (6)).
Zidansek, ranked No 132, defeated Australian qualifier Astra Sharma (6-2, 6-3) and edged out Czech Linda Fruhvirtova, the No 8 seed (6-3, 4-6, 6-4) in the previous rounds of the Hua Hin tournament.
Hua Hin WTA 250, other quarter-finals results (True Arena Hua Hin, hard, USD 259.303, most recent results first):
- Bianca Andreescu vs. Marta Kostyuk: friday
- Lesia Tsurenko beat Tatjana Maria (6): 6-1, 6-1
- Xinyu Wang beat Heather Watson: 6-3, 6-7 (6), 6-4