First World Open semi-finalist: Duncalf and Teran!

Samantha Teran (MEX) beat Dipika Pallikal (IND) 11-6, 11-8, 11-9 in the quarter-finals of the World Open 2011 (photo: SquashSite)

The 15th seed Mexican Samantha Teran (pic ri) was the 1st semi-finalist brought up by today’s quarter-final matches at the World Open in Rotterdam, as she beat Indian Dipika Pallikal (pic le) in straight games (11-6, 11-8, 11-9) to reach the 1st World Open semi-final of her career.

2nd semi-finalist is Jenny Duncalf who was well in control of the all-English match against her 5th seed Laura Massaro to take the 11-9, 11-7, 11-7 victory and the predicted place in the last 4.