Tennis: Williams Set Up Li in Miami Final After Ousting Sharapova

Six-time winner Serena Williams will face Li Na in the Sony Open final after the world’s top two female players won their last-four ties in Miami.

World number one Williams, 32, recorded her 15th straight win over Maria Sharapova to reach her ninth final.

The American won five games from 4-1 down to take the first set and pulled away from 3-3 to win 6-4 6-3.

Li Needed Two Hours and 15 Minutes to See Off Cibulkova in Their Semi-Finals Clash. Meets Serena Williams in Saturday Final.
Li Needed Two Hours and 15 Minutes to See Off Cibulkova in Their Semi-Finals Clash. Meets Serena Williams in Saturday Final.

China’s Li, 32, beat Dominika Cibulkova in a 7-5 2-6 6-3 victory as she aims for a maiden Miami title.

But the Australian Open winner has not beaten Williams in six years, having lost 10 of the 11 matches between the pair.

Sourced from the BBC Sport

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