In other action, German sixth
seed Alexander Zverev will face Argentine Diego Schwartzman while Russian Andrey Rublev, who upended Nick Kyrgios in the third round, meets Italian Matteo Berrettini.
seed Alexander Zverev beat Aljaz Bedene of Slovenia, also in four sets.
As conflict raged across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia, one city - both its civilian population and the soldiers stationed there - endured unparalleled suffering and hardship.After being heavily bombed by the Luftwaffe, Stalingrad, a model centre of industry on the banks of the Volga, was fought over bitterly by the Wehrmacht and the Red Army from July 17, 1942 to February 2, 1943, when the remains of the German Sixth
Army surrendered after being cut off and encircled by a Soviet counter-offensive.
This victory also earned her a final date with top seed and defending champion Elina Svitolina of Ukraine who beat German sixth
seed Angelique Kerber 6-3 6-3 in the second semifinal.
Earlier in the quarterfinals, Fatma defeated her doubles partner and German sixth
seed Katharina Hering 6-1, 6-4.
The main combatants were the Canadian Corps, of four divisions, against three divisions of the German Sixth
LUIS ZWICK has proved the doubters wrong with his journey from the German sixth
division to the Scottish Premiership.
And in an adjacent court, German sixth
seed Andrea Petkovic took two hours 36 minutes to quell the spirited challenge of Zarina Diyas of Kazakhstan 5-7, 6-2, 6-4.
Stalingrad; the death of the German Sixth
Army on the Volga, 1942-1943; 2v.
In which city did the German Sixth
Army surrender to the Russians in February 1943?
Intriguingly, an attempt by the commandant of German Sixth
Paratroop Division to shield those in the automatic arrest category was partially frustrated when a German officer turned informer.
The German Sixth
Army began their attack on the strategically vital south-western city in August 1942, aiming to encircle the Soviets, crush resistance, and take control of the oilfields to the south, strangling the Red Army's fuel supply.