The Czech is yet to drop a set and will face fourth-seeded Sofia Kenin of the United States for a place in the final. The reigning Australian Open champion survived a fight-back from Danielle Collins in the second set and dominated the deciding one to reach the semis 6-4, 4-6, 6-0.
BARRANQUILLA, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- Colombia right-back Santiago Arias has thanked fans for their support after suffering a sickening lower leg injury during Colombia's 3-0 win over Venezuela here in their opening CONMEBOL 2022 World Cup qualifier.
The reigning Australian Open champion will contest for her second major title with Polish teenager Iga Swiatek, who needed only 70 minutes to storm to a 6-2, 6-1 victory over Argentine qualifier Nadia Podoroska.
TEHRAN, Oct. 9 (Xinhua) -- Qatar Stars League side Umm Salal have completed signing of Iranian defender Rouzbeh Cheshmi, Persian Football website reported on Friday.
BERLIN, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Joachim Loew is experiencing his most challenging time as the German national coach.
"I am so happy to have run a new European record, especially a record that has stood for so long by such a strong athlete as Paula," she said.
"We restrained their three-pointers quite well, but didn't do enough on guarding against their fast breaks," said Henan coach Li Jianxin, while expressing his appreciation towards his players' team spirit.
CHENGDU, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- Veteran center Liu Jiacen shone in Shanxi's 84-75 comeback victory over Shandong in the Women's Chinese Basketball Association (WCBA) league here on Monday.
The clash will be a replay of the 2019 Copa America final, which Brazil won 3-1 at the Maracana stadium in Rio de Janeiro.
Pundits and media speak about the four-time world champion no longer being a top-class international team.
Ghana's Tariq Fosu opened the scoring on 22 minutes, but Qatar's Almoez Ali levelled the scores in the 44th minute.