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Wozniacki reaches Doha Open final

02-26-2011 14:45 BJT

DOHA, Feb. 25 (Xinhua) -- Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reached the Qatar Ladies Open final by beating French Marion Bartoli 6-1, 6-1 on Friday.

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns the ball during the semi-final match
of the women's singles against Marion Bartoli of France at the Qatar Ladies
Open tennis tournament in Doha, Qatar, Feb. 25, 2011. Wozniacki won 2-0.
(Xinhua/Chen Shaojin)

The top-ranked Wozniacki, who just won her 13th career title in nearby Dubai last week, will meet either No. 3-ranked Vera Zvonareva or former No. 1 Jelena Jankovic on Saturday's final.

"It was important to start well and I played great tennis right throughout the tournament. I'm so happy to be in the final," Wozniacki said.

"I made her run very hard right from the start. I kept the level up and I'm hitting the ball very well," she added said.

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