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Mona Barthel into Swedish semis

Updated: July 18, 2014, 1:06 PM ET
Associated Press

BASTAD, Sweden -- Mona Barthel of Germany beat Kaia Kanepi of Estonia 6-2, 7-6 in the Swedish Open quarterfinals on Friday.

The 54th-ranked Kanepi was the highest-ranked player left in the tournament after early defeats for the top eight seeded players.

Barthel, chasing her third WTA title, next plays Silvia Soler-Espinosa. The Spaniard -- a first-time finalist in Strasbourg in May -- beat Russia's Alexandra Panova 6-3, 6-2.

In the other quarterfinals, Chanelle Scheepers of ...

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