New world number 1 and top seed Caroline Wozniacki hurt her knee when she stretched to get a ball during her quarterfinal match against Ana Ivanovic in Beijing. Wozniacki was up 3-1 in the second set when the injury occurred. She received some treatment, and went on to win 7-6, 6-4.
2nd seed Vera Zvonareva rolled over Francesca Schiavone so successfully that she almost completed the match without making unforced errors. Schiavone, who was playing with a slight injury, also made very few unforced errors. She broke Zvonareva when the Russian served for the match at 6-0, 5-0. The final score was 6-0, 6-2.
9th seed Li Na defeated Anastasija Sevastova 7-6, 6-3, and 15th seed Shahar Peer defeated Timea Bacsinszky 7-6, 6-4.
In doubles, Chuang Chia-Jung and Olga Govortsova upset 4th seeds Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova. Chuang and Govortsova will play the 1st seeds, Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta, in the final. Dulko and Pennetta are seeking their sixth title together this year.