Florida - No 6 seed Jelena Ostapenko is headed to the
semi-finals of the Miami Open.
Ostapenko ousted fourth-seeded Elina Svitolina 7-6, 7-6 on
Wednesday to reach the semi-finals at Key Biscayne for the first time. Next up
for Ostapenko is either No 8 seed Venus Williams or qualifier Danielle Collins
in the semi-finals on Thursday.
Williams and Collins play Wednesday night in an all-American
The other women's semi-final is also Thursday, No 13 Sloane
Stephens is set to meet three-time Miami champion Victoria Azarenka
Men's quarterfinal play begins Wednesday, with No 14 John
Isner meeting No 19 Hyeon Chung and No 5 Juan Martin del Potro facing No 20
Results at the WTA and ATP Miami Open tournament on Wednesday (x denotes seeding):
Jelena Ostapenko (LAT x6) bt Elina Svitolina (UKR x4) 7-6 (7/3), 7-6 (7