Sharapova reaches Indian Wells semi-finals
INDIAN WELLS - Agence France-Presse
Maria Sharapova of Russia waves after defeating Sara Errani of Italy in their women's singles quarterfinal match at the BNP Paribas Open WTA tennis tournament in Indian Wells, California, March 14, 2013. REUTERS PhotoSecond-seeded Russian Maria Sharapova reached the semi-finals of the Indian Wells ATP Masters and WTA tournament on Wednesday with a 7-6 (8/6), 6-2 victory over Sara Errani.
In a rematch of last year's French Open final, Sharapova again emerged triumphant, setting up a meeting with Russian Maria Kirilenko for a place in Sunday's final.
Kirilenko advanced with a 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 victory over fifth-seeded Czech Petra Kvitova.