[Yahoo] Petrova reaches semifinals in Linz (AP)

Rusty Backhand
10-29-2005, 12:31 AM
Russia's Nadia Petrova rallied from a break down in the third set to beat Austria's Sybille Bammer 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 Friday and advance to the semifinals of the Generali Ladies Open. Petrova capitalized on numerous unforced errors, recovering from 1-3 in the final set to reach Saturday's semi against Kveta Peschke, who beat 2003 champion Ai Sugiyama 4-6, 7-5, 6-4.