Serena digs deep to beat Wozniacki

May 11, 2012, 10:39 IST | AFP

Serena Williams staged a recovery at the expense of Caroline Wozniacki as the American reached the quarter-finals of the Madrid Masters 1-6, 6-3, 6-2 yesterday in a battle of former world number ones.

The comeback win in 1hr 42min put Williams into a showdown with second seed Maria Sharapova, who earned her last-eight place when opponent Lucie Safarova withdrew before their match with stomach illness. 

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