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Serena to meet Venus

Charleston, April 7, 2013, Reuters: 22:58 IST
Serena and Venus Williams set up a tantalising semifinal against each other after both won twice on Friday in the rain-affected Family Circle Cup in Charleston, South Carolina.

The American sisters will face off for the first time since the 2009 Sony Ericsson Championships.

Divij-Purav in final

Divij Sharan and Purav Raja shocked top seeds Nicholas Monroe and Simon Stadler in straight sets to earn a shot at their second ATP Challenger title of the season, reports PTI from Mexico.

The fourth seeded Indian pair beat the American-German combination 6-4, 6-2 in the semifinals of the $35000 hard court event.

Results (Family Circle Cup):
Quarterfinals, prefix denotes seedings: Stefanie Voegele (Sui) bt 2-Caroline Wozniacki (Den) 3-6, 6-4, 6-3; 1-Serena Williams (US) bt 6-Lucie Safarova (Cze) 6-4, 6-1; 9-Jelena Jankovic (Srb) bt Eugenie Bouchard (Can) 6-2, 6-1; 5-Venus Williams (US) bt Madison Keys (US) 6-4, 6-4.

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