Hantuchova, Kleybanova fill out Bali semis

Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia and Alisa Kleybanova of Russia knocked out the last two seeds to leave the eight-woman Tournament of Champions with an unseeded semifinals on Friday.

BALI, Indonesia : Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia and Alisa Kleybanova of Russia knocked out the last two seeds to leave the eight-woman Tournament of Champions with an unseeded semifinals on Friday. Hantuchova beat fourth-seeded Yanina Wickmayer 6-4, 7-6 (5) to improve to 5-0 against the Belgian, and Kleybanova downed second-seeded Aravane Rezai of France 6-1, 6-2 for a fourth straight win in their matchups.
Kleybanova, aiming for her third title of the year, will meet Hantuchova on Saturday. They are 1-1 against each other.
The other semifinal pits Ana Ivanovic against Kimiko Date Krumm of Japan.

Bureau Report

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