Flavia Pennetta defeated defending champion Caroline Wozniacki 3-6, 6-0, 7-6 in the quarterfinals of the China Open today. Other players who won their quarterfinal matches were Agnieszka Radwanska (def. Ana Ivanovic), Monica Niculescu (def. Maria Kirilenko) and Andrea Petkovic (def. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova). Ivanovic retired with a lower back injury.
In doubles semifinals, Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond were defeated by Pennetta and partner Gisela Dulko. Top seeds Kveta Peschke and Katarina Srebotnik defeated Vania King and Yaroslava Shvedova.