Updated: Wednesday, 03 September 2014 02:22 | By Agence France-Presse

China's Peng Shuai into US Open semi-finals

Unseeded Peng Shuai became the third Chinese woman to reach a Grand Slam semi-final with a 6-2, 6-1 triumph over Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic at the US Open on Tuesday.

China's Peng Shuai into US Open semi-finals

Shuai Peng of China returns a shot to Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during their 2014 US Open women's singles match on September 2, 2014 in New York - by Stan Honda

Peng, who joins two-time Grand Slam winner Li Na and Zheng Jie as the only Chinese to reach the final four of a Grand Slam, will face either former world number one Caroline Wozniacki or 13th-seeded Italian Sara Errani for a place in the championship match.

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