Top seed Victoria Azarenka retired in the Marbella semifinals today because of a left thigh strain. The beneficiary was 5th seed Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez. Martinez Sanchez will play 8th seed Carla Suarez Navarro in the semifinals. In the other semifinal, Sara Errani will play 2nd seed Flavia Pennetta.
In Ponte Vedra Beach, 1st seed and defending champion Caroline Wozniacki is set to play 4th seed Elena Vesnina in the semifinals, and 3rd seed Dominika Cibulkova will play Olga Govortsova.