Yanina Wickmayer (WTA 100) has set Monday for the eighth finals of the WTA tournament in the Chinese Anning (125K Series/up to 125,000 dollars). The 28-year-old Flemish-Brabant had in the first round, 1 hour and 31 minutes for a 6-4, 7-5 victory against the Croatian kwalificatiespeelster Natalija Kostic (STA-397).
To a place in the last eight is going to Wickmayer in the gravel for a duel against the Uzbek Sabina Sharipova (WTA 183). That eliminated the Russian Nika Kukharchuk (STA-524) with 7-5, 5-7 and 6-2. Also last week gave Wickmayer Sharipova all party in China. At the ITF tournament in Quanzhou ($60,000) she won in the first round with a 7-6 (7/4) 6-2. They took such revenge for the 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 defeat them last year in the quarterfinals in Mumbai suffered against the Uzbek.