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Chan upsets seventh-seeded Sugiyama to reach Strasbourg semis

Updated: May 22, 2008, 2:49 PM ET
Associated Press

STRASBOURG, France -- Chan Yung-jan of Taiwan upset seventh-seeded Ai Sugiyama of Japan 6-4, 6-2 Thursday to reach the semifinals of the Strasbourg International.

Chan, who has never won a singles tournament, broke Sugiyama's serve five times and saved nine break points on her own service game.

She will face No. 5 Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia, who beat Peng Shuai of China 6-4, 7-5.

Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland upset second-seeded Alona Bondarenko of Ukraine 7-6 (6), ...

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