Schnyder reaches semis of Prague Open
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Schnyder, a former top-10 player, said she was surprised by her hard-hitting opponent and grateful to win after a slow start.
In Saturday's semifinals, Schnyder will face eighth-seeded Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic. She overcame Johanna Larsson of Sweden 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.
"The motivation was great not to lose at home," Hradecka said.
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