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Serena Williams reaches semi at Stanford

Serena Williams returns the ball to Ana Ivanovic, from Serbia, during the second set of their match in the Bank of the West Classic tennis tournament in Stanford, Calif., Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. Williams won 2-6, 6-3, 7-5. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams knows all about coming back from injury, illness and disappointment. She also knows how to compete, which may be her biggest asset.

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Young beats Anderson to reach Citi Open semifinals

Donald Young reaches for the ball against Kevin Anderson, of South Africa, during a match at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — There appeared to be little reason to expect Donald Young to make a deep run at the Citi Open.

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King withdraws; Kuznetsova gains Citi Open semis

Vania King speaks to the media at the Citi Open tennis tournament, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, in Washington. King withdrew from the tournament due to an injury. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vania King withdrew from the Citi Open before her quarterfinal Friday against two-time major champion Svetlana Kuznetsova because of a right hip injury.

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Thiem, Monaco reach semifinals in Kitzbuehel

KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — David Goffin of Belgium rallied to beat Maximo Gonzalez of Argentina 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 and advance to his first career ATP Tour final at the Kitzbuehel Cup on Friday.

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Williams, Ivanovic reach Bank of West quarters

Venus Williams celebrates after beating Victoria Azarenka, from Belarus, 6-4, 7-6(1) in their match in the Bank of the West Classic tennis tournament in Stanford, Calif., Thursday, July 31, 2014. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Venus Williams feels like the hometown girl when she plays at Stanford even though she grew up in Southern California and currently resides in Florida.

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