Authorization

Heather Watson beats Magda Linette in Tianjin Open quarter-finals

Heather Watson beats Magda Linette in Tianjin Open quarter-finals

Watson beat world number 22 Wang Qiang in the second roundBritish number two Heather Watson reached a WTA semi-final for the first time since January 2018 with victory over Magda Linette at the Tianjin Open.Watson, 27, saved four match points to beat Polish world number 42 Linette 7-5 6-7 (4-7) 7-6 (8-6) in three hours and two minutes.She last reached a WTA semi-final at the Hobart International 21 months ago.
"I'm so full of emotions right now," Watson said on court. "That match was so up and down from both of us."Victory over eighth seed Linette ensures Watson will return to the world top 100 next week.She will play Russia's Veronika Kudermetova or Ukraine's third seed Dayana Yastremska for a place in the final.
Live scores, schedule and results
Alerts: Get tennis news sent to your phone
See also:
Leave a comment
News
  • Latest
  • Read
  • Commented
Calendar Content
«    Октябрь 2019    »
ПнВтСрЧтПтСбВс
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
28293031