iOS app Android app More

Serena Williams advances to semis at Swedish Open

stumbleupon: Serena Williams advances to semis at Swedish Open   digg: US Works With Sudan Government Suspected Of Aiding Genocide   reddit: Serena Williams advances to semis at Swedish Open   del.icio.us: Serena Williams advances to semis at Swedish Open

July 19, 2013 09:09 AM EST | AP


BASTAD, Sweden — Serena Williams easily won her Swedish Open quarterfinal, breaking Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain three times in each set of a 6-1, 6-1 victory Friday.

Third-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic defeated Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-3, while home favorite Johanna Larsson beat Mathilde Johansson of France 6-1, 6-3.

Italy's Flavia Pennetta beat France's Virginie Razzanno 6-1, 6-3 in the last quarterfinal on clay.

Williams will meet Zakopalova in the semifinals.