WTA Wuhan: Roberta Vinci and Garbine Muguruza reach the Semis!



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WTA Wuhan: Roberta Vinci and Garbine Muguruza reach the Semis!

Roberta Vinci's magic moment still goes on. The Italian tennis player won in two sets against Karolina Pliskova by 7-6 (2) 6-3 and she qualified for the semifinals of the WTA tournament in Wuhan. The Italian achieved another great victory in this extraordinary period and qualified for the third semi-final of the season, after the US Open and Nuremberg.

Vinci will now reach the top 15 of the ranking (being also number 14 in the race to Singapore, less than 500 points from the 8th place). Also Garbine Muguruza sailed into Wuhan's semifinals. The young Spanish tennis player is proving to be one of the absolute certainties in women's tennis.

Muguruza got an easy success over Slovak Anna Karolína Schmiedlová, defeated 6-2 6-2. Garbine lands into last four of the Chinese tournament, gaining valuable points in the WTA Race to Singapore. Venus Williams needed three sets to win the match against a good Johanna Konta.

SMore for her demerits than for merits of British tennis player, good to took advantage from the errors of the American. However, Venus was finally able to return in a semifinal of a WTA tournament, winning her match with the final score of 6-4 3-6 7-5.

No problems for Angelique Kerber, who defeated Coco Vandeweghe by 6/1 3/1 and retire. The American Player retired due to ankle injury. WTA WUHAN 2015 - QUARTER-FINALS R. Vinci b. Ka. Pliskova 7-2(2) 6-3 G. Muguruza b. A.K. Schmiedlova 6-2 6-2 V.

Williams b. J. Konta 6-4 3-6 7-5
Angelique Kerber d. Coco Vandeweghe 6-1 3-1