Top Seed Azarenka Beats Defending Champion Stosur at U.S. Open

Top seed Victoria Azarenka defeated defending champion Samantha Stosur in three sets to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open at the National Tennis Center in New York.

Azarenka, 23, of Belarus, won 6-1, 4-6, 7-6 (7-5). Stosur, 28, of Australia, was seeded seventh.

To contact the reporter on this story: Mason Levinson in New York at mlevinson@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Michael Sillup at msillup@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.