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Benesova, Suarez Navarro reach semis

Aug. 21, 2008 at 9:22 PM
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FOREST HILLS, N.Y., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Third-seeded Iveta Benesova and Carla Suarez Navarro, the No. 4 seed, were quarterfinal winners Thursday in the Forest Hills Tennis Classic in New York.

Benesova, of the Czech Republic, came from behind to defeat Russian Ekaterina Makarova 2-6, 6-2, 6-4.

Suarez Navarro, of Spain, breezed past Martina Muller of Germany 6-2, 6-0.

In other matches, Shuai Peng of China was a 6-4, 7-5 victor over Russian Vera Dushevina and Czech Lucie Safarova ousted American Jamea Jackson 3-6, 6-3, 6-0.

The semifinals will feature Benesova vs. Safarova and Suarez Navarro vs. Peng.

The hard-court tournament at the West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y., is a tuneup for the U.S. Open, which begins Monday.

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