Serena faces Henin in Charleston final

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:48 IST

Top-ranked Serena Williams beat Lindsay Davenport 6-1, 7-5 in the semi-finals of the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament. She will face second-seeded Justine He

South Carolina: Top-ranked Serena Williams remained undefeated in 2003 and stayed on course for her fourth title of the year at the Family Circle Cup tennis tournament. Williams held off third seed Lindsay Davenport of the United States 6-1, 7-5 yesterday in the semi-finals of the $1.3 million clay-court event. She will face second-seeded Justine Henin-Hardenne of Belgium in the final. Henin-Hardenne routed American wild card Ashley Harkleroad 6-2, 6-1 to advance to her second championship match of the year. Williams improved to 21-0 on the WTA Tour this year and is unbeaten in 24 total matches in 2003. After helping the United States win the Hopman Cup to start the season, she captured her fourth straight Grand Slam crown at the Australian Open and added titles in Paris and Miami. (PTI)
Topics : Tennis
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