After Victoria Azarenka and Svetlana Kuznetsova reached the semifinals in Key Biscayne on Tuesday, the Williams sisters set up another highly anticipated matchup of the sisters by both winning their mathes on Wednesday. Venus defeated 26th seeded Iveta Benesova 6-4, 6-1 to advance, while Serena had a much tougher time, as she was pushed to 3 sets by Li Na. In the first of the 2 men's quarterfinal matches being played, Novak Djokovic defeated Jo Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-4 to become the first man in the last 4. Roger Federer and Andy Roddick played a brilliant match, as Federer pevailed after winning the first, dropping the econ, an winnin the thid with the help of countless forehand passing shots.
Men's Singles- Quarterfinal
Novak Djokovic (3) def. Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (10), 6-3, 6-4Roger Federer (2) def. Andy Roddick (5), 6-3, 4-6, 6-4
Women's Singles- Quarterfinals
Serena Williams (1) def. Li Na, 4-6, 7-6 (7-1), 6-2
Venus Williams (5) def. Iveta Benesova (26), 6-1, 6-4