Serena breaks Dominguez Lino six times, loses two games in quarterfinal win

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BASTAD, Sweden -- Serena Williams easily won her Swedish Open quarterfinal, breaking Lourdes Dominguez Lino of Spain three times in each set of a 6-1, 6-1 victory Friday.

Third-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic defeated Richel Hogenkamp of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-3, while home favorite Johanna Larsson beat Mathilde Johansson of France 6-1, 6-3.

Italy's Flavia Pennetta beat France's Virginie Razzano 6-1, 6-3 in the last quarterfinal on clay.

Williams will meet Zakopalova in the semifinals.

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