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Sharapova reaches Amelia Island semis

April 12, 2008 at 12:39 AM

AMELIA ISLAND, Fla., April 12 (UPI) -- Maria Sharapova rallied past Alona Bondarenko Friday to reach the semifinals of the Bausch & Lomb Championship at Amelia Island, Fla.

Sharapova, the No. 1 seed in this event, came back for a 6-7 (9-11), 6-3, 6-2 victory. She had to overcome eight double faults in a match that lasted two hours, 43 minutes.

Sharapova, winner of this year's Australian Open, will meet Lindsay Davenport in the semifinals in a rematch of the Australian Open title match, which Sharapova won 6-1, 6-3.

Davenport ousted Agnes Szavay 6-4, 7-6 (7-3).

The other semifinal will send Alize Cornet against Dominika Cibulkova.

Cornet was a 6-4, 6-2 winner over Virginie Razzano and Cibulkova surprised Amelie Mauresmo 6-1, 7-6.

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