NEWS AND COMMENTARY ON WOMEN'S PROFESSIONAL TENNIS
Friday, April 16, 2010
Semifinals set in Barcelona
Top seed Francesca Schiavone, who defeated 7th seed Carla Suarez Navarro Thursday at the Barcelona Ladies Open, will play Yaroslava Shvedova in the semifinals. Shvedova defeated Iveta Benesova in the quarterfinals. The other semifinal will feature Alexandra Dulgheru and defending champion Roberta Vinci. In the quarterfinals, Dulgheru defeated Arantxa Parra Santonja, and Vinci defeated Timea Bacsinszky.