Russian tennis player Vera Zvonareva made it to the semifinals of the tournament in Shenzhen, defeating her compatriot Veronika Kudermetova in three games – 4/6, 7/5, 6/3. The fight lasted 2 hours and 54 minutes. 34-year-old Vera, who occupies the 109th place in the world classification, has implemented five break points and made four double mistakes. 133th World Racket, 21-year-old Veronica, made three breaks and Ace, mistaken three times when serving. Previously between the athletes have not met.