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Kerber into Nuremberg semis

2015-05-21 17:35
Angelique Kerber (AFP)

Nuremberg - Second-seeded Angelique Kerber has reached the semi-finals of the Nuremberg Cup with a comfortable 6-2, 6-3 defeat of Japanese qualifier Misaki Doi on Thursday.

The German next faces the fourth-seeded Roberta Vinci of Italy, who beat seventh-seeded Kurumi Nara of Japan 6-1, 1-6, 6-4.

Sixth-seeded Karin Knapp defeated Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 6-2, 6-4 for a place in the other semi-final.

The Italian was awaiting the winner between the eighth-seeded Carina Witthoeft of Germany and Lara Arruabarrena of Spain, playing in the late quarter-final Thursday.

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