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Jan 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the Qatar Open Men's Singles Quarterfinals matches on Thursday Gael Monfils (France) beat Daniel Brands (Germany) 6-2 6-1 Florian Mayer (Germany) beat Victor Hanescu (Romania) 6-4 6-7(8) 6-4 1-Rafa Nadal (Spain) beat 7-Ernests Gulbis (Latvia) 7-5 6-4 Peter Gojowczyk (Germany) beat Dustin Brown (Germany) 6-3 3-6 7-6(5)
BRISBANE, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova rallied to beat Kaia Kanepi on Thursday and next faces Serena Williams in the Brisbane International semi-finals knowing she must dramatically improve to end a run of 13 straight defeats against her nemesis.
BRISBANE, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Perhaps unsurprisingly, Serena Williams has a clear memory of the moment her on-court rivalry with Maria Sharapova swung in her favour, leading to one-way domination for the last eight years.
BRISBANE, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Maria Sharapova rallied to beat Kaia Kanepi on Thursday and will meet Serena Williams in the Brisbane International semi-final knowing she must drastically improve to end her run of 13 straight defeats against the world number one.
BRISBANE, Jan 1 (Reuters) - Roger Federer's new alliance with Stefan Edberg appears to be a sign he will be adopt a more aggressive game in 2014 but the Swiss believes it will be tough to make changes in time for this month's Australian Open.