Hantuchova to face Cibulkova in Monterrey semis
Daniela Hantuchova will face Slovakian compatriot Dominika
Cibulkova in the semifinals of the Monterrey Open after both came
from a set down to win Friday.
Second-seeded Hantuchova beat Vania King of the United
States, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1, while fourth-seeded Cibulkova was a 3-6,
6-3, 6-3 winner over Hungary’s Agnes Szavay in the outdoor hard
The other semifinal will be between third-seeded Russian
Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and unseeded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova.
Pavlyuchenkova beat Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic
6-2, 6-2 in the most comfortable of the quarterfinals, while
Sevastova overcame France’s Alize Cornet 2-6, 7-5, 6-1.