Maria Sharapova trounces Stefanie Voegele to reach Tianjin Open semifinals

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The Pole had made it to the second round of the Tianjin Open following a victory over Ukraine's Kateryna Bondarenko.

Sharopova, China semi-finals UAV All sports News Introduction Date: 13.10.2017 13:12 update Date: 13.10.2017 13:17 Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova, in Tianjin Open tennis tournament, defeated Stefanie Voeele 2-0 and put his name on finale.

Voegele and Sharapova shared early break, but from the sixth game the Russian took control of the match. Sharapova is still looking for her first title since returning from a 15-month suspension due to the use of a banned substance. In the eighth game, a streak of those return near the opponent's body helped Sharapova to move 0-40 up.

However, she has been in decent form in China and was a 7-5 6-3 victor against Magda Linette in the second round in Tianjin.

The Czech coughed up eight double faults as she lost 6-4 5-7 6-4 to world number 113 Zhu Lin of China.

Former No.1 Sharapova saved nine of the 10 break points she faced against the 71st-ranked Linette. Moreover, she won an incredible 85 percent of her first serve points.

Sabalenka, sustained by 4 aces, according to her average this season, is projected to climb into the top 100 for the first time in her career, at around No.90: she could raise to around No.75 claiming the first WTA final.

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