Saturday, July 30, 2011

Peer advances to both semifinals in College Park

Top seed Shahar Peer advanced to the semifinals in College Park yesterday when she defeated 8th seed Alberta Brianti 6-1, 6-2. Other semifinalists are 3rd seed Tamira Paszek (def. Stephanie Dubois), Irina Falconi (def. Virginie Razzano) and 2nd seed/wild card Nadia Petrova (def. 5th seed Bojana Jovanovski 7-6, 7-5).

In doubles, 4th seeds Peer and Sloane Stephens defeated Liga Dekmeijere and Alexandra Mueller in the quarterfinals. 2nd seeds Olga Govortsova and Alla Kudryavtseva advanced to the final when they defeated 3rd seeds Brianti and Eleni Daniilidou.

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