A couple of out-wide aces and a massive backhand victor, Sharapova sealed the first set 6-3. Sharapova is still looking for her first title since returning from a 15-month suspension due to the use of a banned substance.
Maria Sharapova reached her second semi-final since returning to tennis in April, hammering Swiss Stefanie Voegele 6-3 6-1 at the Tianjin Open in China.
Sharapova, who received a wild card into the event, has not yet dropped a set this week, and was relatively unbothered during her first meeting with the World No.196.
In the end, her eighth double fault and two massive winners helped Sharapova to clinch the 14th win of the season.
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Who Can Still Make the World Cup?
The pots are provisional as there are six teams yet to be decided by playoffs, and three African finalists to be confirmed. Petersburg, Sochi, Kazan, Saransk, Kaliningrad, Volgograd, Rostov-on-Don, Nizhny Novgorod, Yekaterinburg and Samara.
Also in Tianjin, Russia's Maria Sharapova registered a straight-set win over Romanian Irina-Camelia Begu to reach the second round.
The third seed took just an hour to move into the last four, losing only nine points on serve in a quarter-final which was something of a non-contest.
Second-seeded Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic was bounced in her first-round match against home hopeful Zhu Lin, who posted a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 triumph.
Home hope Peng thrashed Spain's Sara Sorribes Tormo 6-0 6-1 in their quarter-final while Aryna Sabalenka of Belarus beat local hope Zhu Lin 6-3 6-4 in another quarter-final and awaits the victor of the match between Christina McHale and Sara Errani.