King edges Puig in third-set tiebreaker to reach Guangzhou semifinals
GUANGZHOU, China (AP)—American qualifer Vania King advanced to the semifinals of Guangzhou Open on Thursday when the three remaining seeded players were upset.
King beat eighth-seeded Monica Puig of Puerto Rico 1-6, 7-5, 7-6 (5).
Wild-card entry Shuai Zhang of China defeated Johanna Konta of Britain 7-5, 6-3.
King will face Zheng in the semifinals, and Shuai will face Meusburger.