Caroline Wozniacki to Face Shuai Peng in US Open Semifinals

Caroline Wozniacki, a former world number one who was the 2009 runner-up at Flushing Meadows, reached her first Grand Slam semi-final since the 2011 US Open.

updated: September 03, 2014 09:08 IST
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Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark celebrates after defeating Sara Errani of Italy in their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day Nine of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 2, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.


New York: Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki and first-time Grand Slam semi-finalist Peng Shuai will meet for a place in the US Open title match after dominant victories on Tuesday.

Wozniacki, the runner-up at Flushing Meadows in 2009, dismissed 13th-seeded Italian Sara Errani 6-0, 6-1 and is back in the semi-finals of a major for the first time since the 2011 US Open.

China's Peng, in the quarter-finals of a major for the first time in her 37th attempt, made similarly short work of Swiss teen Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-1.

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