Scheepers into Bastad semis

Bastad - South Africa's No 1 female tennis player, Chanelle Scheepers, has reached the semi-finals of the WTA Tour's Swedish Open.

Scheepers beat Spain's Lara Arruabarrena 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to set up a clash with Slovakia's Jana Cepelova.

Results on the fifth day of the WTA Swedish Open on Friday (x dentoes seeding):


Chanelle Scheepers (RSA) bt Lara Arruabarrena (ESP) 6-2, 4-6, 6-3

Mona Barthel (GER) bt Kaia Kanepi (EST) 6-2, 7-6 (7/4)

Jana Cepelova (SVK) bt Yulia Putintseva (KAZ) 6-4, 7-5

Silvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) bt Alexandra Panova (RUS) 6-3, 6-2

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