Tennis: Monica Niculescu and Patricia Ţig through to Seoul semi-finals
Monica Niculescu and Patricia Tig have qualified on Friday to the semi-finals of the WTA tournament in Seoul, South Korea.
Tig, ranked 135th in the WTA rankings, has defeated Sara Sorribes Tormo (Spain) 7-6 (2), 2-6, 6-3. In the semi-finals, Patricia Tig will face another Spanish player – Lara Arruabarrena.
Monica Niculescu had an easier match in the quarterfinals. She has defeated Slovakian Jana Cepelova in straight 6-4, 6-2. In the semi-finals, Monica Niculescu will face Shuai Zhang (China).
The two Romanian players, who have already secured USD 11,300 each and 110 WTA points, have a good chance to face each other in the Seoul final.