3 Apr 2009

Serena defeats Venus to reach Miami final

5:09 pm on 3 April 2009

The world number one Serena Williams has defeated her sister Venus 6-4 3-6 6-3 to reach the final of the Miami Masters tennis tournament.

Serena will play Victoria Azarenka of Belarus, who beat eighth-seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-3 2-6 7-5.

Williams will be gunning for a sixth Miami title, which would break the record she shares with Germany's Steffi Graf.

The 19-year-old Azarenka will be playing in her first Premier level final.