Ukrainian tennis player Kateryna Kozlova entered the four strongest teams in the tournament WTA International in Taipei with a prize Fund of $250,000.
In the quarterfinals, “Taiwan Open” Gantry resisted the first racket of Kazakhstan Yulia Putintseva, which the Ukrainian earlier at the official level do not overlap.
During the first set Kozlova led 4-1, but lost their advantage. In the 12th game Catherine was able to hold on for filing Putintseva – third date Seth-bol Kozlov took the lead.
Victory in the second set was given to the Ukrainian lighter Kozlov on his serve and won 84% of the goals, and the only break in the eighth game allowed Catherine to win a comfortable victory and first in 2016 to reach the semi-finals of the WTA tournament.
Ekaterina Kozlova for his first finals in his career and updating your record in the WTA rankings on Saturday will face the winner of the match between Monica Niculescu and Sabine Lisicki.
Yulia Putintseva (Kazakhstan, 5) – Ekaterina Kozlova (Ukraine) – 5:7, 3:6