Tennis - Radwanska coasts past Wickmayer in Qatar, faces Halep in last four

Second seed Agnieszka Radwanska overcame Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer 6-2 6-1 to move into the last four of the Qatar Open.

“I've had easy scores until now, but it doesn't mean I've had easy matches," Radwanska said.

"I played great tennis, especially today, and Yanina was a tough opponent - every time we play I have to really push myself 100% to beat her. I think I just played really, really good tennis out there tonight.”

Radwanska will face Simone Halep in the semi-finals after the Romanian came through her clash with fourth seed Sara Errani in impressive fashion, winning 6-2 6-0.

"It was a difficult match. I couldn't prepare very well because I'm not 100% - I have an injury - and I can't run very well on the court," Halep said.

"But I was very strong mentally and just wanted to focus on every point. She's a great player and comes back very well and runs very well, so I knew it was important to just stay aggressive and finish the points, and the match, as soon as I could."

Elsewhere, Jelena Jankovic knocked out third seed Petra Kvitova with a 6-1 6-3 victory while Angelique Kerber dropped just one game as she blew away Petra Cetkovska in straight sets.

Qatar Open results

Quarter-finals

2-Agnieszka Radwanska (Poland) beat Yanina Wickmayer (Belgium) 6-2 6-1

7-Simona Halep (Romania) beat 4-Sara Errani (Italy) 6-2 6-0

5-Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) beat 3-Petra Kvitova (Czech Republic) 6-1 6-3

6-Angelique Kerber (Germany) beat Petra Cetkovska (Czech Republic) 6-1 6-0