Seoul Open: Alexandrova makes semi-finals

Russian Ekaterina Alexandrova, the second seed, won against Swiss qualifier Lulu Sun 7-5, 7-6 (6) to move into the last four of the Seoul Open at the Seoul Olympic Park on Friday night. Alexandrova, ranked No 24, will face the winner of the match between German Tatjana Maria, the No 7 seed, and Chinese Lin Zhu, the No 4 seed, next. The Russian defeated American Asia Muhammad (6-1,