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Radwanska rolls past Peer at La Costa

Aug. 7, 2010 at 12:28 AM

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Agnieszka Radwanska earned her second trip to the semifinals in as many weeks Friday with a 6-2, 6-0 drubbing of Shahar Peer at the Mercury Insurance Open.

Radwanska reached the semifinals last week at the Bank of the West Classic before losing to Maria Sharapova.

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This time she will meet Daniela Hantuchova, who was a 2-6, 6-4, 6-3 winner over Alisa Kleybanova.

Kleybanova had ousted top-seeded Jelena Jankovic in the second round. Radwanska will be trying for her first appearance in a championship match this year.

In the other half of the draw of a tournament played at the La Costa Resort and Spa, Flavia Pennetta eliminated second-seeded Samantha Stosur 6-4, 6-3 and Svetlana Kuznetsova was a 7-5, 6-2 winner over qualifier Coco Vandeweghe.

Vandeweghe was playing in the first quarterfinal match of her WTA Tour career.

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