Cirstea in semis as Zvonareva pulls out
Top seed Vera Zvonareva pulled out of the WTA Pattaya Open in the third set of her quarter-final match against Sorana Cirstea.
Zvonareva had won the opening set but lost the next, with the match abandoned at 2-6 6-4 2-2 in the third set.
Cirstea will play Maria Kirilenko in the semi-finals, the Russian having ended the hopes of home crowd favourite Tamarine Tanasugarn with a 7-6 6-1 win.
In the other semi-final Daniela Hantuchova will face Taiwan's Hsieh Su-Wei after the pair enjoyed wins over Vania King and Sania Mirza respectively.