WATCH: Earlier this year, Linda Noskova lost to Aryna Sabalenka in the final in Adelaide.

PRAGUE (AP) — Fourth-seeded Linda Noskova eased past Anna Karolina Schmiedlova of Slovakia 6-0, 6-2 on Friday to reach the semifinals of the Prague Open.

The Czech player will face qualifier Tamara Korpatsch of Germany, who upset sixth-seeded Alizé Cornet of France 7-6 (3), 6-1.

Also, Nao Hibino of Japan advanced to her first WTA semifinal since 2020 by cruising past Tereza Martincova 6-1, 6-2.


Hibino will play Jaqueline Cristian of Romania, who reached her third career semifinal by eliminating eighth-seeded Kateryna Baindl of Ukraine 6-4, 1-6, 6-2.