MANILA, Philippines — Alex Eala made her second straight Worldwide Tennis Federation (ITF) singles semifinal this month as she remained unstoppable within the W40 Kyotec Open.
The 18-year-old Eala dominated qualifier Jasmijn Gimbrere of the Netherlands, 6-3, 6-2, within the quarterfinal on Friday evening (Manila time) in Petange, Luxembourg.
Eala, the ninth seed of the event, battles Anna-Lena Friedsam within the semifinal on Saturday night.
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The Rafael Nadal Academy graduate is eyeing her fifth Worldwide Tennis Federation (ITF) singles crow as she makes her second straight semifinal following her marketing campaign within the W60 Nantes in France two weeks in the past.
Eala has been dominant within the event as she opened her marketing campaign with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Angelina Wirges of Germany within the first spherical earlier than sweeping qualifier Johanne Christine Svendsen of Denmark, 6-3, 6-1.
Nevertheless, Eala bowed out within the doubles semifinal after she and Zeynep Sonmez of Turkiye fell to high seed Ali Collins of Nice Britain and Isabelle Haverlag of the Netherlands, 6-2, 7-6 (4).
Colins and Haverlag cast a championship match with British tandem Alicia Barnett and Samantha Sharan, who took down German pair Tayisiya and Yana Morderger, 6-1, 7-6 (2) within the different semis match.