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Hingis defeats Schett in Qatar semi-finals

Martina Hingis on her way to victory over Barbara Schett


On Saturday, Switzerland's Martina Hingis breezed through her game against Austria's Barbara Schett at the Doha WTA tournament in Qatar. She won in straight sets, 6-1,6-2.

Hingis is through to the finals on Sunday, where she will meet France's Sandrine Testud. The French player defeated her Czech opponent, Adriana Gersi, in two sets, 6-1,6-1, in the semi-finals.

Switzerland's world number one continues her winning streak, after easily defeating the South African Joannette Kruger on Friday. She needed only 51 minutes to win 6-4,6-2.

Hingis has not lost in 13 matches against Testud.

swissinfo with agencies


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