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Querrey beats Roddick, in final

sports Updated: Feb 21, 2010 00:43 IST

Eighth-seeded Sam Querrey upset top-seeded Andy Roddick 7-5, 3-6, 6-1 to book a semi-final berth Friday as top seed Maria Sharapova moved into the women's final at this combined ATP/WTA tennis tournament.

Querrey poured it on in the third set to notch his best result in Memphis.Roddick's double-fault in the second game of the third set gave Querrey the upper hand, and Querrey made the most of it.

With the victory Querrey improved on his quarter-final finishes here in 2007 and 2009. In the semifinals he'll take on Ernests Gulbis, who rallied for a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (7/3) win over Tomas Berdych.