09 Apr '11, 9pm

Tennis: Wozniacki beats Jankovic to reach final

Tennis: Wozniacki beats Jankovic to reach final

CHARLESTON, South Carolina: World number one Caroline Wozniacki reached the final of the WTA clay court tournament on Saturday with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Jelena Jankovic. Top-seeded Wozniacki outlasted Jankovic in a match marked by grinding rallies and, in the first set, numerous breaks of serve. Finally, Jankovic said, Wozniacki's ability to extend the rallies was just too much. "She always makes you play an extra ball," the third-seeded Serbian said. Wozniacki reached the Charleston final for the second time in three appearances. She was runner-up here to Sabine Lisicki in 2009, but last year was forced out in the semi-finals with an ankle injury. On Sunday, she'll face either China's Peng Shuai or Russian Elena Vesnina. "I'm just happy to be in the finals again," she said. "It's been a great week for me." Wozniacki's progress hasn't all been smooth, however. She neede...

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