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Serena Into Semis Opposite Clijsters

Williams rolls over No. 10 Pennetta

(Newser) - Defending champion Serena Williams advanced to the US Open semifinals tonight, setting up a showdown against Kim Clijsters. The No. 2-seeded Williams beat No. 10 Flavia Pennetta of Italy, 6-4, 6-3 to improve her record to 23-1 in Grand Slam singles this season. More »

Roddick Advances to Wimbledon Semis

(Newser) - Andy Roddick reached his fourth Wimbledon semifinal,  beating 2002 champion Lleyton Hewitt today 6-3, 6-7 (10), 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4. The American broke Hewitt to lead 5-4 in the final set and then served out the match. He finished the match with 43 aces. More »

Brazil Stuns US Women in Cup Semifinal

4-0 defeat is worst ever for overwhelmed American squad

(Newser) - Brazil thrashed the US, 4-0, in the Women’s World Cup semifinals today in Hangzhou, China, the worst loss in the program's history. The match was “over at halftime,” the Chicago Tribune writes, with the Americans down two goals—and one player, after Shannon Boxx received two yellow... More »

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