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Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams into US Open semis

Cebu : Philippines | Sep 06, 2012 at 12:36 AM PDT
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              Serena Williams pulled out of the U.S. Open Friday because she is still recovering from surgery to repair cuts on  her right foot. (Aug. 20)

Skooter reporting 09/06/12

Former champions Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams stepped into the semi-finals of the US Open in different styles.

Third seed and winner in 2006, Sharapova returned remarkably from a set down to over-hit Frenchwoman Marion Bartoli 3-6 6-3 6-4. Meanwhile, three-time champion and fourth seed Serena Williams, eased out Ana Ivanovic 6-1, 6-3.

Sharapova will play next top seed Victoria Azarenka, while Williams meets French Open runner-up Sara Errani, who shove out fellow Italian Roberta Vinci 6-2 6-4.

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