Azarenka advances to semis in Luxembourg

Updated: 22 October 2011 09:58 IST

Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus defeated Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-2 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Luxembourg Open.

Luxembourg:

Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus defeated Iveta Benesova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-2 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Luxembourg Open.

She will play sixth-seeded Julia Goerges on Saturday after the German advanced when Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia withdrew with a hip injury trailing 5-2.

In other quarterfinals, Monica Niculescu of Romania defeated lucky loser Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-4 and Britain's Anne Keothavong beat Bibiane Schoofs of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-2.

Topics : Victoria Azarenka Iveta Benesova Tennis
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