Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic reaches Indian Wells semi-finals

Vastavam web: Switzerland’s Belinda Bencic’s resurgence continued Thursday as she reached the Indian Wells WTA semi-finals with a battling 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 win over fifth-ranked Karolina Pliskova. Bencic, a former world number seven whose ranking slumped as injuries stalled her career, took her current winning streak to 12 matches. Six of those wins have come against top-10 players, including a 6-3, 6-1 triumph over world number one and defending Indian Wells champion Naomi Osaka in the fourth round.