21 Feb 2010

Joelle King into last four at Dayton Squash Open

6:39 am on 21 February 2010

New Zealand's Joelle King is into the semi-finals at the Dayton Squash Open in Ohio after she beat the fourth seed, Denmark's Line Hansen.

The fifth seed win won 11-4, 11-6, 11-5 in just over half an hour.

The 21-year-old world No 30 will now face the top seed Kasey Brown, of Australia.

Brown is ranked ranked 18 places higher than King and beat the sixth seed Alana Miller of Canada 11-6, 8-11, 11-5, 13-11.

An American qualifier Olivia Blatchford will play the thirdf seed Sarah Kippax of England in the other semi-final.