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Top Seed Radwanska Moves into Auckland Semis

Agniezska Radwanska

(January 3, 2012) Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland defeated Russia’s Elena Vesnina 6-3, 6-3 after a lengthy rain delay on Thursday to move into the semifinals of Auckland on Thursday.

Also moving in tote semis  –  third seed Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium who beat countrywoman Kirsten Flipkens 6-3, 6-4 and eighth-seeded Mona Barthel of Germany beat Sweden’s Johanna Larsson 6-2, 6-1

Rounding out the semis will be American Jamie Hampton, who upset defending champion Zheng Jie of China back in the first round, moved on with a 6-1, 6-7 (5), 6-2 win over Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands. It will be her first WTA tour level semifinal clash.ASB CLASSIC
Auckland, New Zealand
December 31, 2012-January 5, 2013
$235,000/International
Hard/Outdoors

Results – Thursday, January 3, 2013
Singles – Quarterfinals
(1) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. Elena Vesnina (RUS) 63 63
(3) Yanina Wickmayer (BEL) d. Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 63 64
(8) Mona Barthel (GER) d. Johanna Larsson (SWE) 62 61
Jamie Hampton (USA) d. Kiki Bertens (NED) 61 67(5) 62

Doubles – Semifinals
Black/Rodionova (ZIM/AUS) d. (3) Dekmeijere/Moulton-Levy (LAT/USA) 64 64

Doubles – Quarterfinals
Coin/Pelletier (FRA/CAN) d. (4) Craybas/Daniilidou (USA/GRE) 64 76(5)

Order Of Play – Friday, January 4, 2013
Center Court (from 12.00hrs)
1. Yanina Wickmayer vs. Mona Barthel
2. Agnieszka Radwanska vs. Jamie Hampton
3. Goerges/Shvedova vs. Coin/Pelletier

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