China`s Peng Shuai into US Open semi-finals

Unseeded Peng Shuai became the third Chinese woman to reach a Grand Slam semi-final with a 6-2, 6-1 triumph over Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic at the US Open on Tuesday.

AFP| Updated: Sep 03, 2014, 00:01 AM IST
China`s Peng Shuai into US Open semi-finals

New York: Unseeded Peng Shuai became the third Chinese woman to reach a Grand Slam semi-final with a 6-2, 6-1 triumph over Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic at the US Open on Tuesday.

Peng, who joins two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na and Zheng Jie as the only Chinese to reach the final four of a Grand Slam, will face either former world number one Caroline Wozniacki or 13th-seeded Italian Sara Errani for a place in the championship match.