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Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams reach semifinals at Cincinnati

Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams reach semifinals at Cincinnati

Novak Djokovic played his best match. Serena Williams? Well, she needed to pull a Serena to move on. Taking different approaches, the top seeds at Cincinnati reached the semifinals Friday, moving a step closer to a title that's been tough for either of them to win. Djokovic beat fifth-seeded Stan Wawrinka, 6-4, 6-1, knocking off the player who beat him for the French Open title. Williams followed on center court, struggled with her serve, and had to rally to beat Ana Ivanovic, 3-6, 6-4, 6-2. “It's like when you're down and maybe down a break in a set and a set, and you pull a Serena is when you come back and win,” Williams said. Third-seeded Andy Murray...

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