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Williams routs Suarez Navarro to reach semis

Update: March, 16/2018 - 11:30
Venus Williams v Carla Suarez Navarro at WTA Indian Wells on Thursday. — Photo bettingpro.com
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Tennis

INDIAN WELLS — World No 8 Venus Williams reached the WTA Indian Wells semi-finals for the first time since 2001 on Thursday by routing Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-3, 6-2.

The 37-year-old Williams improved to 6-3 lifetime against the 29-year-old Suarez Navarro as the two veterans faced off for the first time since the round of 16 at last year’s US Open. Williams won that contest in three sets 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

Williams, who is the oldest player in the women’s draw, will need that experience when she takes the court in the next round against Russian 20-year-old Daria Kasatkina who has been jackhammering Grand Slam champions for the past year and rolling over top 10 players this week in Indian Wells. — AFP

 

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