2012 Western & Southern Open Daily Match Preview: Roger Federer Squares Off Against Stanislas Wawrinka

MASON, OH - AUGUST 15: Roger Federer of Switzerland hits a forehand against Alex Bogomolov Jr. of Russia during day five of the Western & Southern Open at Lindner Family Tennis Center on August 15, 2012 in Mason, Ohio. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)

Roger Federer and Venus Williams headline semifinals action Saturday at the 2012 Western & Southern Open.

Marquee names highlight semifinals action at the 2012 Western & Southern Open at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason, Ohio near Cincinnati on Saturday.

After advancing in Friday's quarterfinals, Novak Djokovic will face Juan Martin Del Potro on center court at 1 p.m. ET. About 30 minutes after the conclusion of that match, Roger Federer will take on unranked Stanislas Wawrinka.

Fresh off gold medal performances at the 2012 London Summer Olympics, No. 2 seed Serena Williams was defeated in her quarterfinal match against fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber, but sister Venus Williams advanced and will square off against No. 9 seed Na Li at 7 p.m. ET. The other women's semifinal will pit Kerber against Petra Kvitova.

You can find a complete schedule of the events here, including doubles action.

Check out this StoryStream for more Western & Southern Open coverage, and be sure to visit SB Nation's tennis hub for more tennis news.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Cleveland

You must be a member of SB Nation Cleveland to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Cleveland. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Cleveland

You must be a member of SB Nation Cleveland to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Cleveland. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.