Polona Hercog plays Fiona Ferro and Kristyna Pliskova meets Iga Swiatek in an all-unseeded semifinal lineup at the Samsung Open presented by Cornèr.
WTA Staff
April 13, 2019

CENTRE COURT -- 11:00 a.m. start
Fiona FERRO (FRA) vs. Polona HERCOG (SLO)
Kristyna PLISKOVA (CZE) vs. Iga SWIATEK (POL)
[1] Veronika KUDERMETOVA (RUS) / Galina VOSKOBOEVA (KAZ) vs. [4] Belinda BENCIC (SUI) / Viktoria KUZMOVA (SVK)

MATCH POINTS

This will be the first meeting between Fiona Ferro and Polona Hercog. World No.108 Ferro is projected to re-enter the Top 100 on Monday following this result.

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Hercog is aiming to claim her third career WTA singles title. The Slovene won back-to-back titles on the clay courts of Bastad in 2011 and 2012.

Read more: Swiatek swishes past Lapko to make maiden SF in Lugano

Last year's junior Wimbledon champion Iga Swiatek is into her first-ever WTA semifinal this week, and could make her Top 100 debut on Monday, pending other results.

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This will be the first meeting between Swiatek and Kristyna Pliskova, the left-handed twin sister of World No.4 Karolina Pliskova. Pliskova seeks a second career WTA singles title to add to her trophy from Tashkent in 2016.