Patricia Mayr-Achleitner used her wild card to advantage today when she defeated 8th seed Ksenia Pervak 6-0, 6-0 and advanced to the final in Bad Gastein. Her opponent will be Maria Jose Martinez Sancehz, who defeated Kateryna Bondarenko 6-1, 7-6.
In the Palermo semifinals, top seed Flavia Pennetta was upset by 7th seed (and Bastaad champion) Polona Hercog, 6-2, 6-2. In the other match, 5th seed Anabel Medina Garrigues defeated 8th seed Petra Cetkovska 7-5, 6-3. The Palermo doubles title was won by Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci, the top seeds. They defeated 2nd seeds Andrea Hlavackova and Klara Zakopalova 7-5, 6-1.