Friday Jul 11
Simona Halep in semifinals of Bucharest Open
Halep will play fellow Romanian Monica Niculescu on Saturday. The unseeded Niculescu upset eighth-seeded Polona Hercog of Slovenia in a 6-2, 2-6, 7-6 victory.
Halep eases into Bucharest quarterfinals
The top-seeded French Open runner-up defeated Serb Aleksandra Krunic 6-2, 6-4 on the red clay at Arenele BNR.
Knapp, Cetkovska advance in Bucharest
Seeded women Karin Knapp and Petra Cetkovska were among Tuesday's first-round winners at the inaugural Bucharest Open tennis tournament.
Alize Cornet celebrates after winning her third round match against Serena Williams
With Bartoli deciding to retire within weeks of holding aloft the Venus Rosewater Dish last July, and teenage prospect Caroline Garcia tumbling out on Saturday, Cornet is France's last representative in the women's singles going into the second week.