Sun, Aug 18, 2013 - Page 19 News List

Nadal wins, Djokovic and Murray out

TALL ORDER:Rafael Nadal beat Roger Federer for the 21st time, while Novak Djokovic’s attempt to set another tennis record ended in defeat against giant American John Isner

AFP, CINCINNATI, Ohio

She will next play second seed Victoria Azarenka, who eliminated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 7-6 (7/5) in a night match.

The win was only the third in nine meetings for Azarenka against Wozniacki.

Meanwhile, Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei and Peng Shuai of China defeated Russian duo Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina Russia, 6-1, 3-6, 10-3 to reach the final of the women’s doubles.

The No. 3 seeds’ victory earned them a showdown against Germany’s Anna-Lena Groenefeld and Kveta Peschke of the Czech Republic, who downed Julia Goerges of Germany and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic, 6-3, 6-2 in the other semi-final.

Additional reporting by staff writer

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