Magda Linette and Paula Kania to Clash in All-Polis Semi-Final in Ningbo



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Magda Linette and Paula Kania to Clash in All-Polis Semi-Final in Ningbo

Tennis - Poland's Magda Linette will clash with fellow Polish player Paula Kania in the semi-final of the WTA $125K Challenger in Ningbo - the Yinzhou Bank International Women's Tennis Open. Linette upset second seeded Saisai Zheng 1-6, 7-5, 6-3 while Kania beat qualifier Wang Yan, 7-6(2), 4-6, 7-5, in a three-hour marathon.

22-year-old Linette is currently ranked No. 143 in the world. At least one Chinese player is assured of reaching the final as sixth seed Wang Qiang will meet Duan Ying-Ying in the other semi-final. Qiang defeated Zhu Lin, 6-3, 6-1 while Ying-Ying beat Russian Ekaterina Bychkova, 5-7, 6-4, 6-4.

Doubles Semi-Final Results - 1] A Rodionova / O Savchuk (AUS/UKR) d [4] S Fichman / S Zheng (CAN/CHN) | 6 - 2 | 6 - 2
X Han / K Zhang (CHN/CHN) d [3] C Chan / C Chuang (TPE/TPE) | 6 - 3 | 6 - 1