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Thoreau Open: Pera makes semi-finals
Bernarda Pera won against Katie Volynets 6-3, 6-1 on Friday evening and will face the winner of the match between qualifier Katrina Scott and wildcard Taylor Townsend in the next round
Second seed Bernarda Pera advanced to the last four of the Thoreau Open by winning against Katie Volynets 6-3, 6-1 at Thoreau Tennis club in Concord on Friday evening.
Pera, ranked No 56, will play the winner of the match between qualifier Katrina Scott and wildcard Taylor Townsend next.
In the previous rounds of the Concord Open, Bernarda Pera beat qualifier Kayla Day (6-4, 7-5) and Russian Anna Blinkova (2-6, 7-6 (6), 6-3).
Volynets, ranked No 119, edged out Belgian Greet Minnen, the No 7 seed (6-4, 5-7, 6-4) and Frenchwoman Harmony Tan (4-6, 6-0, 7-6 (4)) earlier in the tournament.
Concord WTA 125, other quarter-finals results (Thoreau Tennis club, hard, USD 115.000, most recent results first):
- Katrina Scott vs. Taylor Townsend
- Clara Tauson vs. Coco Vandeweghe
- Qiang Wang beat Magdalena Frech (4): 6-2, 6-4