Elena Baltacha through to the Sparta Prague Open semi-finals

Elena Baltacha on court
Elena Baltacha

Elena Baltacha won through to the semi-finals of the Sparta Prague Open after beating Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 6-4.

The 28-year-old was too strong for her Latvian opponent and will now meet Kimiko Date-Krumm or Klára Zakopalová in Saturday's semi-final.

"Great to be in the Prague semis after beating Anastasija Sevastova, it was way tougher than that scoreline!" Baltacha said on Facebook.

"She is a good player and she really pushed me."

Baltacha added: "So glad that I was up to the challenge.

"The semis will be tough either way, but I'm really enjoying my tennis this week. Bring it on!"

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