Errani, Vinci to semis in Palermo

Top-seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci cruised into
the semifinals of the Italiacom Open on Friday.

No. 1 Errani, who won the tournament in 2008 and 2012, beat
seventh-seeded Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-4, 6-0. No. 2 Vinci
won 6-1, 6-4 over fifth-seeded Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino.

Errani next faces fourth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech
Republic. Zakopalova ended Dinah Pfizenmaier’s impressive
tournament, beating the German 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-1.

Vinci plays another Spaniard after Estrella Cabeza Candela –
ranked 108th in the world – beat Renata Voracova 7-5, 6-4.