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Shahar Peer, Olga Govortsova advance to semifinals in Memphis

Shahar Peer, Olga Govortsova advance to semifinals in Memphis

Third-seeded Shahar Peer of Israel rallied to beat former champion Sofia Arvidsson of Sweden 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the Cellular South Cup quarterfinals on Thursday.
Peer, the highest remaining seed in the draw, will meet fifth-seeded Olga Govortsova of Belarus for the chance to reach the final for a second straight year.
Govortsova defeated German wild card Julia Goerges 7-6 (5), 6-2 to reach her first tour semifinals of the year.
Peer notched her 200th career win on the WTA Tour in defeating seventh-seeded Arvidsson, who won her one and only tour title here in 2006.
In the men's Regions Morgan Keegan Championships, eighth-seeded Robin Soderling routed Victor Hanescu of Romania 6-2, 6-1 in 44 minutes to make it into his third quarterfinals in three tournaments this year. The Swede is coming off a runner-up finish in Marseille on Sunday.


Updated : 2021-06-14 11:57 GMT+08:00