Elise Mertens (STA-21) has on Thursday placed for the semi-finals of the WTA tournament in Doha (916.131 dollar). The 23-year-old Limburg did so by the Dutch Kiki Bertens (WTA-8), the fifth seed at the hard court in the Qatari capital, in 1 hour and 30 minutes with 6-4 and 6-3 to beat.
For a final take Mertens Friday against the German third seed Angelique Kerber (WTA-6). That eliminated the Czech Barbora Strycova (WTA-49) in 2 hours and 7 minutes with 1-6, 6-2 and 7-6 (7/4). In the other semi-final, the Romanian Simona Halep (WTA-3) and the Ukrainian Elina Svitolina (WTA-7) opposite to each other. .