Tennis - Top seed Anna-Lena Friedsam and sixth seed Vitalia Diatchenko are through to the semi-finals of the WTA $125K OEC Taipei WTA Challenger. Friedsam defeated the Polish player Magda Linette 7-6, 6-4 ending Linette's seven-match winning streak.
Linette had won the WTA Challenger in Ningbo on Sunday for her biggest career title so far. Russian Diatchenko upset second seeded Luksika Kumkhum 6-2, 6-3 to also move into the last four. Also moving into the semis where qualifier Ana Bogdan and local favourite Yung-Jan Chan.
Singles - Quarterfinals
[WC] Yung-Jan Chan (TPE) d  Alla Kudryavtseva (RUS) | 6 - 3 | 3 - 6 | 6 - 1
[Q] Ana Bogdan (ROU) d  Saisai Zheng (CHN) | 6 - 7 (3) | 6 - 1 | 6 - 4
 Anna-Lena Friedsam (GER) d Magda Linette (POL) | 7 - 6 | 6 - 4
 Vitalia Diatchenko (RUS) d  Luksika Kumkhum (THA) | 6 - 2 | 6 - 3 Doubles - Quarterfinals
 H Chan / Y Chan (TPE/TPE) d Y Wang / L Zhu (CHN/CHN) | 7 - 6 (5) | 6 - 4
 S Hsieh / Y Xu (TPE/CHN) d X Han / K Zhang (CHN/CHN) | 6 - 3 | 6 - 2
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