Azarenka advances to Australian Open semifinals (Yahoo! Sports)
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — With her most famous fan sitting in the crowd wearing a shirt reminding her to keep calm, defending champion Victoria Azarenka overcame some early jitters to beat Svetlana Kuznetsova 7-5, 6-1 on Wednesday and advance to the Australian Open semifinals.
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