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HindustanTimes Fri,19 Sep 2014

Tennis

Miami Masters: Li advances to Miami semi-finals
AFP
Miami, March 27, 2014
First Published: 20:15 IST(27/3/2014)
Last Updated: 20:16 IST(27/3/2014)

World number two Li Na posted a 7-5, 7-5 victory over 11th seeded Caroline Wozniacki in the quarter-finals of the WTA and ATP Miami Masters tournament on Wednesday.

China's Li won 63% of her first serve points and 79 of 150 total points in the match which lasted just over two hours.

Li advances to the semi-finals where she will face Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia who beat Agnieszka Radwanska in three sets earlier in the day.

Cibulkova is winless in six career meetings against Li, including a loss in the final of this year's Australian Open.

Thursday's other semi-final sees world number one Serena Williams against fourth-seeded Maria Sharapova.

The American defeated Sharapova in last year's final to capture a sixth Miami title, sending Sharapova to her fifth loss in five finals.


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