The Japanese-Naomi Osaka (WTA 4) has on Friday qualified for the semi-finals of the WTA Premiertoernooi, in Beijing (hard/8.285.274 dollars).
In China’s capital city, pulled out of Osaka in the quarter-finals after a big comeback in the last two sets of the Canadian Bianca Andreescu (RESULT 6), and just last month, the winner of the US Open: 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, after a battle of more than two hours.
but For both players it was the first time in the WTA circuit. The 21-year-old from Osaka was on the winning end of the series, seventeen-year-old wins in a row for the nineteen-year-old Andreescu, who is in the second round, to be strong for Elise Mertens (STA 23).
In the semi-finals will take Beijing, even last year in the final four in Beijing, and it’s on at the Danish titelverdedigster Caroline Wozniacki (WTA 19). In the other semi-final, the Australian, Ashleigh Barty (STA 1), and the Dutch Kiki Bertens (WTA 8) and opposite to each other.