Sharapova reaches US Open semi-finals

September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS  

Maria Sharapova New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova defeated France’s Marion Bartoli 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open semi-finals.

The match between Sharapova, the world No. 3, and eleventh seed Bartoli lasted two hours 32 minutes Wednesday.

Sharapova will play top seed Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, who beat world No. 7 Australia’s Samantha Stosur 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5).

–IANS/RIA Novosti
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