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Trophée Clarins: Volynets advances to semi-finals
Katie Volynets defeated Alize Cornet 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 on Friday and will face American Catherine McNally, the No 6 seed, in the next round
American Katie Volynets advanced to the semi-finals of the Trophée Clarins by beating Frenchwoman Alize Cornet, the No 7 seed, 7-5, 2-6, 6-2 at the Lagardère Paris Racing on Friday.
Volynets, ranked No 102, will play American Catherine McNally, the No 6 seed, next.
Earlier in the tournament, the 21-year-old American won against Canadian qualifier Carol Zhao (6-0, 7-6 (9)) and Belarusian Aliaksandra Sasnovich, the top seed (6-3, 6-3).
Cornet, ranked No 64, defeated American Ashlyn Krueger (7-6 (6), 6-3) and Su Jeong Jang (6-1, 7-5) in the previous rounds.
Paris WTA 125K Series, other last 8 results (Lagardère Paris Racing, clay, USD 115.000, most recent results first):
- Diane Parry beat Linda Noskova (4): 7-5, 6-2
- Varvara Gracheva (2) beat Kamilla Rakhimova (9): 6-2, 7-5
- Catherine McNally beat Nao Hibino: 6-2, 5-3 ret.