Sabalenka beats Puig to reach semifinals in Strasbourg
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — Second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka defeated former champion Monica Puig 6-1, 3-6, 6-2 to reach the semifinals of the Internationaux de Strasbourg clay-court tournament on Thursday.
The 11-th-ranked Sabalenka hit 30 winners to earn her first semifinal spot since February in St. Petersburg.
She will next face teenager Dayana Yastremska, who eased past Fiona Ferro 6-1, 6-3.
The other semifinal will be an all-French matchup between fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia and Chloe Paquet.