Julia Goerges ends Daria Kasatkina reign at WTA Charleston
Defending champion Daria Kasatkina has been eliminated from WTA Charleston by Germany’s Julia Goerges.
The fifth seed was just too much for the Russian as she cruised to an ace-filled 6-4 6-3 success.
Latvian eighth seed Anastasija Sevastova, who ended the surprise run of unseeded Kristyna Pliskova 6-4 6-0,now awaits Goerges in the semi-finals.
US Open runner up Madison Keys also booked her place in the last four although she was made to work hard over three sets by Bernarda Pera.
Keys will face Kiki Bertens in the semis after she overcame Alize Cornet in straight sets.
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