No.6 seed Ayumi Morita made her first quarterfinal of 2011 but fell to No.4 seed Jarmila Groth.
Michaella Krajicek defeated qualifier Anne Kremer to reach her first WTA semifinal since 2006.
Michaella Krajicek captured three WTA titles as a teenager, one in 2005 and two more in 2006.
Michaella Krajicek was given a caricature portrait during a sponsor visit session on Friday.
No.8 seed Bojana Jovanovski was impressive to reach the quarterfinals but fell to Jelena Dokic.
No.2 seed Marion Bartoli lost just four games in her first two matches but things would change.
No.5 seed Lucie Safarova resisted No.2 seed Marion Bartoli hard in the quarters. She won, 61 64.
Junri Namigata, Chan Chin-Wei and Shuko Aoyama were all smiles during an autograph session.
Jelena Dokic continued her magical run into the final with a 62 63 win over Michaella Krajicek.
Michaella Krajicek had a stellar week, upsetting No.3 seed Alisa Kleybanova en route to the semis.
Lucie Safarova shared some of her secrets during a tennis clinic for Power Over Cervical Cancer.
Jarmila Groth, seeded No.4, was looking for her second WTA title of 2011, having won in Hobart.
No.5 seed Lucie Safarova stopped No.4 seed Jarmila Groth's run with a 62 36 63 semifinal victory.
Galina Voskoboeva at a tennis clinic with the Lawn Tennis Association of Malaysia on Friday.
Tetiana Luzhanska signed autographs, one of many WTA off-court appearances in Kuala Lumpur.