The singles semifinals - the first time in Andrea´s career

The singles semifinals - the first time in Andrea´s career

Andrea Hlavackova will be always like remember the tournament in Bad Gastein. Andrea won the Nürnberger Gastein Ladies tournament in doubles two times. And for the first time Andrea got into semifinals of the WTA tournament in the singles! In the quarterfinals she defeated domastic Lisa-Maria Moser 6:3, 7:6.

Owner of a wild card is placed in eighth hundred in the WTA ranking, but she was very successful and won two matches in her domestic country, Austria. The biggest surprise of the tournament did not have any chance in the match with Andrea. “The first set I controlled. In the second set my opponent was better and the end of the match was a bit nervous. After the break, which was because of rain, at score 5:5 I returned to the court fine and I won in tie-break,” Andrea was saying.

In Saturday´s semifinals Andrea will play against 18 years old Ukranian Elina Svitolina. At this moment she is 84 player of the WTA ranking. In Bad Gastein Elina quite easily won twice in three matches. Only in the second round she had a problem with sixth seeded Scheepers (JAR). “For the first time I´m in the semifinals of the WTA tournament in singles. But I don´t feel that I should finish now,” Andrea smiled bravely.

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