Serena Williams advances to semis in Swedish Open
BASTAD, Sweden (AP) — Serena Williams easily won her Swedish Open quarterfinal, breaking Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain three times in each set in winning 6-1, 6-1 on Friday.
Also, third-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic breezed past Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-3, while home favorite Johanna Larsson beat Mathilde Johansson of France 6-1, 6-3.
Italy’s Flavia Pennetta beat France’s Virginia Razzanno 6-1, 6-3 in the last quarterfinal on clay.
Williams will meet Zakopalova in the semifinals.