Bartoli curises into semis
24 Feb 2011
French star Marion Bartoli cruised into the semi-finals of the 2011 Qatar Ladies Open after an impressive straight sets victory 6-2 6-2 over China’s Peng Shuai.

It’s the first ever semi-finals appearance for Bartoli in Doha. Her best ever result in her previous three appearances was reaching the quarter-finals in the 2005 edition before losing to eventual champion Russia’s Maria Sharapova.