Tennis - Slovakia's Jana Cepelova is through to the semi-final of the WTA Suzhou Ladies Open after a straight-sets win over local favourite Zheng Saisai. Cepelova, who defeated World No. 1 Serena Williams in Charleston earlier this year, won 6-1, 7-6(7) to move into the last four of the WTA $125K Challenger event and she will play fourth seed Anna-Lena Friedsam next.
Friedsam defeated Kateryna Kozlova, 6-3, 6-4 in the other semi-final. Chinese fans did have something to cheer about as Duan Ying-Ying advanced to the last four with an upset win over second seed Austrian Patricia Mayr-Achleitner, 6-4, 6-3.Duan will meet Misa Eguchi,who beat Risa Ozaki, 7-6(5), 6-0, in the other semi-final.
Doubles - Quarterfinals
 C Chan / C Chuang (TPE/TPE) d Y Wang / L Zhu (CHN/CHN) | 6 - 3 | 6 - 4
 P Martic / A Rodionova (CRO/AUS) d M Czink / A Friedsam (HUN/GER) | 6 - 4 | 3 - 6 | 10 - 6
M Linette / L Zhang (POL/HKG) d  L Kichenok / N Kichenok (UKR/UKR) | 4 - 6 | 7 - 6 (3) | 10 - 7
M Eguchi / E Hozumi (JPN/JPN) d K Kozlova / S Shapatava (UKR/GEO) | 6 - 3 | 6 - 2