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Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams into the semifinals of the US Open

Posted on | September 4, 2008 | No Comments

Rafael Nadal advanced to the semifinals for the first time, meanwhile Serena Williams past his older sister Venus.

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Nadal has lost the first set against the American Mardy Fish 3-6, but recovered well and won the next three sets with  6-1, 6-4, 6-2.
The next opponent for the World No.1 will be the Britain Andy Murray who also will be in the semifinals for the first time.
Roger Federer, fourth winner of the  US Open title, will play against Gilles Muller and Andy Roddick will play against Novac Djokovic in the quarterfinals.
Serena Williams won in two sets 7-6, 7-6 in a very tied match that looked like a final. With this win she takes an 9-8 advanced against his sister in the direct meetings.
Serena saved eight set points in the last set winning the match after a video review.
The semifinals will be completed by Dinara Safina who will play against Serena and Jelena Jankovic who will play against Elena Dementieva.
US open is the last major tournament of the year.



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