Azarenka advances to Australian Open semifinals (Yahoo! Sports)

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Serbia's Novak Djokovic celebrates his quarterfinal win over Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. (AP Photo/ Scott Barbour,Pool)

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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