Sara has reached her second quarterfinal of the year, as she beat Ayumi Morita in another tough match for her in Pattaya: 2-6, 7-5, 6-2. Morita was leading 6-2, 5-2 but Sara was able to comeback and clinch the match in 3 sets. In the quarterfinal, she will play against Galina Voskoboeva. They have played twice before, and the head-to-head is tied at 1-1.
In doubles, Sara and Roberta have reached the semifinals as they beat Brianti/Zhang in 2 sets: 7-6, 7-5. They had a big lead in both sets and wasted it, but they did close it out in 2 sets, and will play 4th seeds Chang/Mirza in the semifinals.