The first semi-final in Melbourne will be played by Na Li against Bouchard

MELBOURNE. Chinese tennis player Li Na and young Canadian Eugenie Bouchard created the initial pair of semifinal in the women’s singles at the Australian Open Grand Slam tournament in Melbourne.

Li in the quarterfinals as deployed four after excellent performance defeated an Italian Flaviu Pennettovú in 66 minutes 6: 2, 6: 2 and the fourth time forwarded at Melbourne Park among the best four, last year and in 2011 came to the finals.

Bouchard deal with the world leader Qualifying Slayer Americans Serena Ana Ivanovic Serbian woman for almost two hours trojsetovej battle 5: 7, 7: 5, 6: second

Seeded thirty achieve life Grand Slam success in the senior category and became the first ever Canadian semifinalist in the history of the Australian Open.

nineteen native of Ottawa has already been in Melbourne twice in the semifinals as a junior.Ivanovic, a finalist in Melbourne in 2008, defeated the great two handed backhand.

Li faced in eight against Czech Lucie Safarova mečbalu, in a duel with Pennetta, however, since the beginning of the paper proved the role of favorite. Chinese benefited from administration of the first quality resolute strokes from the baseline. Chinese woman wants to win the tournament

“A successful turnaround in the match Safarova gave me a lot of confidence. Today I have believed since the initial balls I went for victory.Twice I was at the opening Grand Slam of the season in the final, now will try to get one step further and get the coveted trophy, “said the accredited media champion of Roland Garros in 2011.

Bouchard against the much more experienced Ivanovic pulled in the first set of a short end, but the end piece of the second proved successful and the material act, dominated saved in the arena Rod Laver.

after a short breakaway built a lead of 4: 1, and the condition 5: 2 turned on administration Ivanovičová the winning forehand the very first match point.

“For progress to the first Grand Slam semifinal I am very happy. It was not an easy match, Ana played great.But I fought for every ball and it paid off. Today I enjoyed it on the court, for what they have great merit and the members of my fan club, who have me in the stands again heavily encouraged. Outside courts’m quite impatient and action, but on the court I try to be the maximum concentration, which brings me success. Na Li against it will be difficult.Is an experienced toys, try to use the chance, “said Bouchard in the first interview right on the court.

Sara Erraniová, Roberta Vinciová (Tal.-1) – Cara Black, Sania Mirzová (Zimb./India- 6) 6: 2, 3: 6, 6: 4

Květa Peschkeová, Katarina Srebotniková (CZE / Slovin.-4) – Jarmila Gajdošová, Ajla Tomljanović (Aus./Chor.) 7: 5, 4: 6, 6: 4

Jekaterina Makarovová, Jelena Vesninová (Rus.-3) – Andrea Hlaváčková, Lucie Šafářová (CR-7) 6: 2, 2: 6, 7: 6 (4)

Raquel Kops-Jones, Abigail Spearsová (USA-8) – Šahar Peerová, Silvia Solerová-Espinosa (Izr./Šp.) 6: 4, 6: 0

Simona Halep (Rum.-11) – Dominika Cibulková (SR-20) / the first match Rod Laver Arena (beginning at 1:00 h CET)

Agnieszka Radwanská (Poľ.-5) – Viktoria Azarenková (Biel.- 2) / second available in the Rod Laver Arena (beginning at approximately 2:30 h CET)