Defending champion Serena Williams will face Svetlana Kuznetsova tomorrow in the first Sony Ericsson Open semifinal of the day. Later, Jelena Jankovic will play Vera Zvonareva. Jankovic was the recipient of a second set retirement by Elena Dementieva, who sustained a back injury, and Zvonareva defeated Dinara Safina. Yesteday, Kuznetsova was victorious over Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-4.
Some thought there would be a Williams sister semifinal, but that was not to be.
Jankovic def. Dementieva, 6-1, 3-1
Zvonareva def. Safina, 7-5, 6-4