• Kyodo


Japan’s Shuko Aoyama and Ena Shibahara advanced to the Australian Open women’s doubles semifinals with a straight-sets victory over Croatia’s Petra Martic and American Shelby Rogers on Tuesday.

Aiming for their first Grand Slam title, the second-seeded Japanese pair wrapped up the quarterfinal 6-1, 6-4 at Melbourne Park’s Margaret Court Arena.

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