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China’s Zheng, Zhu attain girls’s singles semis at Hangzhou Asiad

HANGZHOU, Sept. 27 (Xinhua) — China’s Zheng Qinwen and Zhu Lin each reached the ladies’s singles semifinals, whereas Zhang Zhizhen was given an early scare earlier than progressing via to final 4 of the boys’s singles on the Hangzhou Asian Games right here on Wednesday.

Top seed Zheng claimed a 7-6 (4), 6-0 victory over Park So-hyun of South Korea within the quarterfinals to arrange a conflict with Alex Eala of the Philippines, whereas No. 2 seed Zhu defeated South Korea’s Han Na Lae 7-6(3), 6-3 to play in opposition to Haruka Kaji of Japan subsequent.

“Park started the game aggressively. I made some mistakes but adjusted quickly,” Zheng mentioned. “I just concentrated on each point in the tie-break, which set the pace for a clear victory in the end.”

Confronting Sumit Nagal of India, Zhang misplaced a tense tiebreak within the opening set however regained momentum quickly to safe a 6-7(3), 6-1, 6-2 win.

The 26-year-old Zhang will face thirteenth seeded Khumoyun Sultanov of Uzbekistan within the semifinals.

Meanwhile, Wu Yibing, who had been eradicated from the boys’s singles event, suffered one other setback when he and Zhang went all the way down to Indian pair Saketh Myneni and Ramkumar Ramanathan 6-1, 7-6(8) within the quarterfinals of the boys’s doubles.