Serena Knocks Out Reigning Champ
The American number six seed knocked off the Czech fourth seed 6-3, 7-5 and will now face Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka in the final four after she got past in-form Austrian Tamira Paszek.
Third seed Agnieszka Radwańska and eighth seed Angelique Kerber will face off in the other semifinal after they both progressed in three setters on Tuesday.
Kvitova told reporters: “It is very difficult (to beat her). I can’t say impossible. She’s human. That’s why she’s the great champion, because she knows what she needs to play in the important points. So I think that it’s really tough to beat her.”
Murray told reporters: “I’d rather not play him (Ferrer) on a clay court because it’s a surface that I’ve struggled against him on. But on the other surfaces I’ve played some good matches against him. Tough matches, but good. I’ve won against him a few times. Hopefully I can do the same tomorrow.”
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