Jankovic to meet Wozniacki in final

INDIAN WELLS: Jelena Jankovic defeated Australian Samantha Stosur 6-2, 6-4 on Friday to reach the final of the BNP Paribas Open, where she’ll play Danish teenager Caroline Wozniacki.

Wozniacki beat Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-2, 6-3. Jankovic will try to win her first title in seven months on Sunday. Wozniacki is in her biggest final since losing last year’s US Open to Kim Clijsters.

Andy Roddick advanced to the men’s semi-finals with a 6-3, 7-5 win over 18th-seeded Tommy Robredo of Spain. Roddick will next play No 6 seed Robin Soderling after the Swede defeated No 4 seed Andy Murray of Britain 6-1, 7-6 (4). Defending champion Rafael Nadal plays 20th-seeded Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia in the other semi-final.

Level at 3-3, Roddick won the final three games to wrap up the first set. Roddick broke in the 11th game

of the second set and then served out the win. Roddick is in the semi-finals for the fourth time in six years, but has yet to reach the final.