It's time for singles semifinal action at the Jiangxi Open.
WTA Staff
July 27, 2018

Play starts at 5pm

CENTRE COURT

Magda LINETTE (POL) [3] v WANG Qiang (CHN) [2]

ZHU Lin (CHN) v ZHENG Saisai (CHN) [6]

COURT 1

LU Jing-Jing (CHN) / YOU Xiaodi (CHN) v Momoko KOBORI (JPN) / Ayano SHIMIZU (JPN)

MATCH POINTS

Linette has won all three of her previous encounters with Wang - but the most recent of those was three years ago, in Kuala Lumpur. Their first meeting was in 2014, in the Ningbo final, when the Pole won 3-6, 7-5, 6-1.

Zheng holds a 100% record over Zhu. They last met in 2017, in the Kuala Lumpur Round of 32, when Zheng won 7-6(5), 2-6, 6-3.

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None of these players have reached this stage at the Jiangxi Open before; this is Linette's debut in the main draw here.

Zhu beat top seed Zhang Shuai 7-6(3), 4-6, 6-1 in the last round to reach the semifinals, outlasting her in a match that lasted three sets and more than two and a half hours.