Williams tops Sharapova again
KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams beat Maria Sharapova for the 15th consecutive time, rallying in both sets to win 6-4, 6-3 in the Sony Open semifinals.
Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals by hitting a flurry of forehand winners down the stretch to beat Milos Raonic 4-6, 6-2, 6-4.
On Saturday, the No. 1-ranked Williams will try for a record seventh Key Biscayne title against No. 2 Li Na, who overcame 40 unforced errors to beat Dominika Cibulkova 7-5, 2-6, 6-3. Williams is 10-1 against Li.