MELBOURNE, Australia — Canada’s Bianca Andreescu is heading to the semifinals of the Phillip Island Trophy.
The No. 2 seed, from Mississauga, Ont., beat world No. 74 Irina-Camelia Begu of Romania 6-3, 4-6, 7-6(5) within the quarterfinals on Wednesday.
Andreescu, the 2019 U.S. Open champion, is now 4-1 in 2021 after ending a 15-month absence from the tour.
She is going to face No. 13 seed Marie Bouzkova of the Czech Republic within the semis.
Andreescu is now 3-1 in opposition to Begu.
The 20-year-old Canadian entered the brand new WTA Tour 250 occasion for early losers on the ongoing Australian Open after being ousted within the second spherical of the Grand Slam final week.
Ranked ninth on the earth, Andreescu acquired a bye within the first spherical of the Phillip Island Trophy earlier than topping the Eighty fifth-ranked Madison Brengle within the second spherical and the 83rd-ranked Zarina Diyas within the spherical of 16.
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