Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 8/11/13
Serena Williams will be aiming for her eighth title of the season after advancing to the Rogers Cup final with a tough 7-6 (3), 6-4 win over Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska on Saturday. Williams, a two-time Rogers Cup champion, will face Romania's Sorana Cirstea, a 6-1, 7-6 (5) winner over Li Na of China in the other semifinal. Williams is now 6-0 against Radwanska, including the Wimbledon final last year. ''It was definitely one of the tougher matches,'' she said. ''Obviously, Wimbledon was another tough one. We actually have a lot of good matches.'' Williams will be trying to match her career high for titles in a single season with eight, which she last accomplished in 2002. She has 53 titles overall in her career, tied for ninth place on the all-time WTA title list with Monica Seles. Williams has beaten Cirstea in their two previous matches. The 27th-ranked Romanian won her lone WTA Tour in 2008 at Tashkent. Radwanska and Williams traded breaks twice in the first set, with the...
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