Henin keeps dream of fourth title alive

THROUGH: Justine Henin celebrates after defeating Serena Williams yesterday. Pic. Charles Platiau. 05/06/07. © Reuters.
THROUGH: Justine Henin celebrates after defeating Serena Williams yesterday. Pic. Charles Platiau. 05/06/07. © Reuters.

PARIS - World No 1 Justine Henin kept her dream of a fourth French Open title alive yesterday when she brushed aside American Serena Williams 6-4 6-3 to advance to the semifinals at Roland Garros.

PARIS - World No 1 Justine Henin kept her dream of a fourth French Open title alive yesterday when she brushed aside American Serena Williams 6-4 6-3 to advance to the semifinals at Roland Garros.

The 25-year-old Belgian will meet Serbian fourth seed Jelena Jankovic, who she has beaten in all five of their previous meetings, for a place in the final.

Henin has won the title in 2003, 2005 and 2006.

Other results:

No 2 seed Maria Sharapova (Russia) beat 9-Anna Chakvetadze (Russia) 6-3 6-4;

7-Ana Ivanovic (Serbia) overcame 3-Svetlana Kuznetsova (Russia) 6-0 3-6 6-1;

4-Jelena Jankovic (Serbia) triumphed over 6-Nicole Vaidisova (Czech Republic) 6-3 7-5. - Sapa-AP

X