Tennis: Jankovic beats Venus Williams in Hong Kong Open semifinals

AP , Saturday 17 Oct 2015

Jelena Jankovic
Jelena Jankovic of Serbia reacts after losing a point against Venus Williams of the United States during the semi final match at the WTA Hong Kong Open tennis tournament in Hong Kong, Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015 (AP)

Fourth-seeded Jelena Jankovic defeated third-seeded Venus Williams 6-4, 7-5 Saturday in the semifinals of the Hong Kong Open.

The Serb saved 14 of 16 break points against Williams.

Second-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany beat fifth-seeded Samantha Stosur 6-2, 6-2 in the other semifinal.

Kerber is chasing her fifth WTA singles title this year after victories in Charleston, Stuttgart, Birmingham and Stanford.

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