ITF Tennis - 16 year old Belinda Bencic advances to ITF Finals in Japan



by PRAKASH

ITF Tennis - 16 year old Belinda Bencic advances to ITF Finals in Japan

Tennis - 16 year old Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic is through to the finals of the ITF $25K event in Makinohara, Japan. Bencic, who also made her WTA tour debut this year, defeated local player and fifth seed Miharu Imanishi 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 and will meet top seed Kazakh Zarina Diyas in the finals.

Diyas defeated Nao Hibino. ITF $25K Makinohara - Singles Semi Final (1)Zarina Diyas (KAZ) d. Nao Hibino (JPN) 64 61
(6/JE)Belinda Bencic (SUI) d. (5)Miharu Imanishi (JPN) 62 16 63 Doubles Final (4)Hozumi/Ninomiya (JPN/JPN) d.

(3)Lertpitaksinchai/Plipuech (THA/THA) 61 62 ITF $25K Lagos, Nigeria - Singles Semi final (1)Tadeja Majeric (SLO) d. (6)Melanie Klaffner (AUT) 61 63
(7)Naomi Broady (GBR) d. Prarthana G. Thombare (IND) 61 62 (5)Cristina Dinu (ROU) d.

(4)Chanel Simmonds (RSA) 62 46 64
(8)Dalila Jakupovic (SLO) d. Gioia Barbieri (ITA) 64 62 Doubles Semifinal (1)Broady/Webley-Smith (GBR/GBR) d. Barbieri/Morgina (ITA/RUS) 76(5) 64
(3)Al Nabhani/Dinu (OMA/ROU) d. (2)Perrin/Simmonds (SUI/RSA) 64 75

Itf Belinda Bencic Zarina Diyas