Kuznetsova, Davydenko win at China Open

Updated: 07 October 2009 11:32 IST

Svetlana Kuznetsova moved into the semifinals of the China Open on Wednesday, beating Alona Bondarenko of Ukraine 6-3, 4-6, 6-0.

Beijing:

Svetlana Kuznetsova moved into the semifinals of the China Open on Wednesday, beating Alona Bondarenko of Ukraine 6-3, 4-6, 6-0.

The sixth-seeded Russian outplayed Bondarenko for much of the match and next faces Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova of Russia, who defeated Aleksandra Wozniak of Canada 6-4, 6-4.

Nikolay Davydenko of Russia advanced in the men's field, easily beating Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-1, 6-0. Davydenko will next face Marin Cilic of Croatia, who beat Julien Benneteau of France 6-2, 2-6, 6-0.

Later, Maria Sharapova of Russia will face Peng Shuai of China, and Li Na of China plays Elena Dementieva of Russia.

On the men's side, Novak Djokovic will play Viktor Troicki in an all-Serbian match, and Fernando Verdasco faces Juan Carlos Ferrero in an all-Spanish encounter.

Topics : Tennis Svetlana Kuznetsova
Related Articles
Chennai Open Renamed Maharashtra Open, To Be Held In Pune From 2018
Chennai Open Renamed Maharashtra Open, To Be Held In Pune From 2018
Possible Wimbledon Match-Fixing Under Investigation by Tennis Anti-Corruption Body
Possible Wimbledon Match-Fixing Under Investigation by Tennis Anti-Corruption Body
Virender Sehwag Admires Roger Federer's Love For Cows
Virender Sehwag Admires Roger Federer's Love For Cows
Show Comments
Advertisement