Diyas To Meet Peng In Zhengzhou Quarterfinals

Zarina Diyas cruised past Shiho Akita 6-2, 6-4 to set up a quarterfinal meeting with top seed Peng Shuai at the Biyuan Cup Zhengzhou Women's Tennis Open.

Published April 20, 2017 12:11

Diyas To Meet Peng In Zhengzhou Quarterfinals
Zarina Diyas

ZHENGZHOU, China Zarina Diyas set up a Zhengzhou quarterfinal meeting with Peng Shuai by sailing past Shiho Akita 6-2, 6-4 and was delighted with her performance.

"I feel really good. It was windy and my opponent played really well today," she said after the match. "I had to fight for every ball. I was trying to play aggressively and it worked."

Duan Yingying

Meanwhile, Jang Su Jeong had to battle to beat Kurumi Nara 7-5 in the first set but, after the South Korean raced to a 4-0 lead in the second, the World No.98 retired.

She will face No.3 seed Duan Yingying, who came from behind to oust Arina Rodionova 4-6, 6-4, 7-5(5).

Elsewhere, Zheng Saisai was made to work hard to beat Sabina Sharipova 6-2, 4-6, 6-3. She faces Nao Hibino in the last eight.

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