Emma Raducanu cruises into the semi-finals of the Korean Open with a cushty straight-sets win over Poland’s Magda Linette because the British No 1’s spectacular type continues since US Open exit
- Emma Raducanu continued her type as she marched into Korean Open semis
- She overpowered Poland’s Magda Linette 6-2, 6-2 to seal a spot within the final 4
- Raducanu has received three in a row for the primary time since US Open victory in 2021
Emma Raducanu reached the Korea Open semi-finals by comfortably beating Poland’s Magda Linette 6-2 6-2 in Seoul.
Raducanu sealed her third successive-straight units win within the South Korean capital and has now received three consecutive matches at a match for the primary time since her beautiful US Open title triumph in 2021.
The 19-year-old will face Estonian high seed Jelena Ostapenko or Andorran teenager Victoria Jimenez Kasintseva for a spot within the remaining.
Raducanu, who fell on the first hurdle in defence of her US Open title final month, has slipped to 77th on the planet rankings from a career-high tenth.
However the British quantity two, who beat Japan’s Moyuka Uchijima and Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer earlier this week, has rediscovered a few of her finest type.
Raducanu made a flying begin, twice breaking Linette and comfortably holding her personal serve on her method to a 5-1 lead earlier than sealing the primary set 6-2 after 35 minutes.
Linette, who misplaced to Czech Republic teenager Linda Fruhvirtova within the Chennai Open remaining final week, instantly hit again within the second, successful her opening service recreation to like.
Emma Raducanu marched into the semi-finals of the Korean Open by beating Magna Linette
The British No 1 sealed a 6-2, 6-2 victory over her Polish counterpart to proceed her high type
Linette merely had no reply to Raducanu as she was comfy swept apart in Seoul
The 30-year-old Pole then led 40-0 on Raducanu’s serve, however the Brit dug deep to save lots of three break factors after which dealt her opponent a mighty blow by successful in opposition to her serve for the third time within the subsequent recreation to edge 2-1 forward.
Raducanu held serve and broke Linette for the fourth time within the match to forge right into a 4-1 lead and that shortly turned 5-1 when holding to like.
Linette prolonged the match by edging a deuce recreation on serve within the subsequent, however Raducanu maintained her dominance by successful one other service recreation to like to wrap up the match in an hour and 16 minutes.