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Caroline Wozniacki, Angelique Kerber. Garbine Muguruza reach semis of Pan Pacific Open

  • Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain during their quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain during their quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)  (The Associated Press)

  • Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reacts after scoring a point against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain during their quarterfinals match of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reacts after scoring a point against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain during their quarterfinals match of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)  (The Associated Press)

  • Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark serves against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain during their quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark serves against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain during their quarterfinals of the Pan Pacific Open Tennis tournament in Tokyo, Friday, Sept. 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)  (The Associated Press)

Second-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reached the Pan Pacific Open semifinals with a 6-3, 6-3 win over eighth-seeded Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain on Friday.

Wozniacki was in control from the outset, breaking her opponent three times in the opening set at Ariake Coliseum.

The U.S. Open finalist will face Garbine Muguruza of Spain on Saturday.

Muguruza, despite 10 double faults, defeated Casey Dellacqua of Australia, 3-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3.

Top-seeded Angelique Kerber of Germany overpowered sixth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova 6-3, 6-0 for a third successive win over the Slovak this year.