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Yanina Wickmayer reached the semi-finals in the Uk, Shrewsbury

Yanina Wickmayer (WTA 126) has on Thursday qualified for the semi-finals at the ITF-indoortoernooi in English Shrewsbury (hard/ $ 60,000).

The 29-year-old Wickmayer, the first seed, put the 21-year-old Scottish wildcard Maia Lumsden (STA 344) to the side with 6-3 and 6-3. The match lasted one hour and twenty minutes.

Her opponent in the semi-final battle is the French Harmony Tan (WTA, 301). That was a 6-1, 6-0 far too strong for the Czech Tereza Smitkova (WTA 138).

Also Kimberley Zimmermann (WTA 242) attempting Thursday to qualify for the semi-finals. The 23-year-old kwalificatiespeelster is opposed to the 28-year-old Russian Vitalia Diatchenko (WTA 127), the second seed.

Later in the day occurs Wickmayer a second time. With the Australian Arina Rodionova, she plays in the quarter final of the doubles against Croatia’s Jana Fett and the New Zealand Erin Routliffe.

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