Doris Chen reaches amateur semis

Updated: August 9, 2013, 7:38 PM ET
Associated Press

CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Taiwan's Doris Chen beat Lauren Diaz-Yi 4 and 3 on Friday in the U.S. Women's Amateur quarterfinals, avenging a blowout loss in the Public Links final.

In June in the Public Links, Diaz-Yi, from Thousand Oaks, Calif., routed Chen 10 and 9.

The 20-year-old Chen, a member of Southern California's NCAA championship team, will face 17-year-old Yueer Cindy Feng of Orlando, Fla., on Saturday at the Country Club of Charleston.

Feng, born in China, beat Annie Park of Levittown, N.Y., 6 and 4. Park won the NCAA individual title this year as a freshman at Southern California.

In the other quarterfinals, 18-year-old Alison Lee of Valencia, Calif., beat Katelyn Sepmoree of Tyler, Texas, 4 and 3; and 19-year-old Emma Talley of Princeton, Ky., edged Su-Hyun Oh of Australia with a par on the 19th hole.


Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press

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