|Tennis: Cibulkova advances to Malaysian Open semis|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Top-seeded Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia rallied to beat Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 Friday and reach the semifinals of the Malaysian Open.
The 10th-ranked Cibulkova saved 20 break points to prevail over her sixth-seeded opponent after more than 2 ½ hours.
Cibulkova will play third-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic, who defeated Cagla Buyukakcay of Turkey, 6-4, 6-4.
In the other semifinal, second-seeded Shuai Zhang of China will take on Donna Vekic of Croatia.
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