Tennis - American Melanie Oudin is through to the semi-finals of the ITF $25K event in Rock Hill, USA. Oudin, the no. 3 seed, who won her first ttiel of the year a couple of weeks ago, defeated Canadian Francoise Abanda 6-0, 6-3 and will meet top seed Cololmbian Mariana Duque-Marino for a place in the finals.
In the other semi-final, last week's winner Anna Tatishvli will meet American qualifier Asia Muhammad.
(1)Mariana Duque-Marino (COL) d. Allie Kiick (USA) 51 Ret.
(3)Melanie Oudin (USA) d. (JE)Francoise Abanda (CAN) 60 63
(5)Anna Tatishvili (GEO) d. (4)Madison Brengle (USA) 62 16 60
(Q)Asia Muhammad (USA) d. Nicole Gibbs (USA) 46 63 64
(1)Duque-Marino/Irigoyen (COL/ARG) D. (wc)Guarachi/Lao (USA/USA) 64 62
Anderson/Embree (USA/USA) d. Chirico/Gibbs (USA/USA) 75 60
(3)Cepede Royg/Perez (PAR/VEN) d. (Q)Boxx/Guthrie (USA/NZL) 61 63
Kiick/Muhammad (USA/USA) D. (Q)Borecka/Martincova (CZE/CZE) 63 61