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Sam Stosur routs Li Na 6-1, 6-0 to reach semifinals of WTA Championships
ISTANBUL (AP) ' Samantha Stosur routed Li Na 6-1, 6-0 Friday to qualify for the semifinals of the WTA Championships.
Both players came into the match knowing a win would put them in the final four.
Stosur, the U.S. Open champion, dominated the French Open winner, dropping only the fifth game of the first set.
Stosur joined Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in qualifying from the White Group.
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova has already secured her place in the semifinals from the Red Group. Agnieszka Radwanska can claim the last spot if she wins at least a set against Kvitova in a match later Friday. Otherwise, Vera Zvonareva will go through.
Top-ranked Caroline Wozniacki was eliminated Thursday.