Tennis: Serena Williams reaches WTA Finals semis

SINGAPORE: World number one Serena Williams reached the WTA Finals semis on Friday when Simona Halep  won the second set of her match against Ana Ivanovic.

Halep earned a reprieve for Williams, whom she stunned 6-0, 6-2 on Wednesday, and guaranteed top spot in the Red Group round robin when she took the second set 6-3.

Ivanovic won the first set but the result of the match is now immaterial to the final standings.

Source: APP