Groth, Dokic go into semis
AUSTRALIANS Jarmila Groth and Jelena Dokic are both into the semi-finals of the WTA Tour’s Malaysian Open. Fourth-seeded Groth had to battle to down No. 6 Ayumi Morita of Japan 7-5 3-6 7-5. Dokic reached her first WTA semi-final in seven years by beating Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia 7-6 ( 7-4) 6-2. Former world No. 4 Dokic drifted away from the WTA Tour from 2004 to 2008 before becoming the first wildcard to reach a grand slam quarter-final at the 2009 Australian Open in front of home fans.