Strycova defeats Ivanovic to make Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships semi

Barbora Strycova is into the semi-finals of the 2016 Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships after beating former French Open champion, Ana Ivanovic, 7-6, 6-3. Up next for the Czech is a meeting with Caroline Garcia, who eased past Andrea Petkovich 6-3, 6-4. Elsewhere, Sara Errani came back from 4-1 down in the final set to claim a 4-6, 6-1, 6-4 victory over Madison Prengle . In the last four, the Italian will face Elina Svitolina, who secured a three-set (6-4, 1-6, 6-2) win against Coco Vanderway.

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