semifinal

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Synonyms for semifinal

one of the two competitions in the next to the last round of an elimination tournament

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The Slovakian beat Williams 6-2 5-7 6-2 to set up a semi-final against fifth-seed Petra Kvitova and she is anticipating a challenging match if she is to reach the final.
And to add insult to injury, Read and his partner Andy Boothroyd (who are the holders) will aso face Neem and Corbett in the semi-finals of the Leonard Oldham Pairs.
Following their exceptional performance in the previous World Cup at Medway Park last month, where four home athletes finished in the top 10, expectations were high for today's semi-finals in Hungary.
The semi-final will be played on Wednesday, March 5 with the winners facing Earlsdon or Old Coventrians, who play their semifinal on Sunday, February 24.
AvramGrant's side ended hopes of an all-Merseyside semi-final as they beat 10-man Liverpool 2-0 at Stamford Bridge last night.
The most points scored in a semi-final is 75, when Wasps beat Bristol 44-31 in 2000.
These three, along with local judges that will include gospel and Christian radio personalities from each market, will narrow each audition down to three contestants, who will then go to Atlanta to compete in the semi-finals.
These four teams have qualified for semi-final matches.
Club Africain will play at the semi-final Wednesday Egypt's Sporting Alexandria who defeated Cameroon's FAP 28-21.
96,550 Combined attendance at the Falkirk v Raith semi-final and replay at Tynecastle the last time Bairns won the Scottish Cup in 1957.
Well done if you deduced they have all played host to Liverpool in an FaF Cup a Cup semi-final.
FIRST SEMI-FINAL BBC3, 8pm THE 2013 Eurovision Song Contest schedule kicks off tonight with the first semi-final, in which Ireland are 4-11 to qualify for Saturday's final in Malmo, writes Phil Agius.
Al Ahli will travel to Kuwait for their away semi-final against Kazma, while neighbours Al Shabab will host Al Arabi also of Kuwait in the second semi-final on September 27.
Netherton and Berry Brow meet in the first semi-final of the District League's showpiece competition at Grange Moor tonight (5.
TODAY FOOTBALL: Barclays Premier League, Chelsea v Wigan - Sky Sports 1 1530, Manchester United v Stoke - Sky Sports 3 1555; Clydesdale Bank Premier League, match tba - Sky Sports 3 & ESPN 1200; Coca-Cola Championship play-off semi-final, Leicester v Cardiff - Sky Sports 1 1300; Italian Serie A, match tba - ESPN 1330.