Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova through to the semifinals after beating qualifier Melinda Czink of Hungary in a tiebreak, 6-0 1-6 7-6 (9-7) earlier today.
Czech Iveta Benesova has beaten Argentine Gisela Dulko 6-4 6-4 to set up a semifinal against Slovakian Magdalena Rybarikova at the Moorilla Hobart International.
“It’s important for me to win a few matches at the beginning of the season, which I’m happy with, and I hope I can do well next week (at the Australian Open,” Benesova told reporters.
“My game is going pretty good so far – the semis here is not bad – we’ll see if it can be better.”
011409 wednesday/ photo via Moorilla Hobart International