Tennis - Top seeded Jana Cepelova, of Slovakia, was knocked out of the semi-final of the WTA Suzhou Ladies Open by fourth seed Anna-Lena Friedsam on Friday. Friedsam, the fourth seed, needed only 74 minutes to complete the 6-4, 6-3 win and reach the biggest final of her career so far.
She will meet local favourite Duan Ying-Ying for the title on Saturday. The 20-year-old German is currently ranked no. 100 in the world. Duan came from a set down to beat Misa Eguchi 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. Doubles - Semifinals
M Eguchi / E Hozumi (JPN/JPN) d M Linette / L Zhang (POL/HKG) | 6 - 7 (4) | 6 - 2 | 12 - 10
 C Chan / C Chuang (TPE/TPE) d  P Martic / A Rodionova (CRO/AUS) | 6 - 2 | 6 - 1 ALSO READ - JANA CEPELOVA'S DREAM RUN TO THE CHARLESTON WTA FINAL