9 Sep 2009

Clijsters into US Open semi-finals

6:56 am on 9 September 2009

Wildcard Kim Clijsters of Belgium has reached the US Open tennis semi-finals by beating China's 18th seed Li Na 6-2 6-4.

The 2005 champion, who has returned to action after two years away from the sport to have her first child, will play either title-holder Serena Williams of the United States or Italy's Flavia Pennetta for a place in the final.