Maria Sharapova reaches semifinals
STUTTGART, Germany -- Two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova needed eight match points to put away top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska 6-4, 6-3 Friday for a place in the Porsche Grand Prix semifinals.
Sharapova has won 11 consecutive matches on Stuttgart's indoor clay. Her semifinal opponent will be eighth-seeded Sara Errani, who was leading 6-3, 6-7 (6), 3-0 when Carla Suarez Navarro retired with a hand injury.
"This was a big victory for me, the biggest since my injury," said Sharapova, ...
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