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Hingis faces Davenport in Pennsylvania final

Martina Hingis powers to victory in Philadelphia

(Keystone)

The world number one tennis player, Switzerland's Martina Hingis, is through to the finals of the Advanta championships after defeating Nathalie Tauziat of France.

Hingis dominated Saturday's match beating the fourth seed, Tauziat, 6-1, 6-2 to reach her 12th tournament final of the year.

She will play Lindsay Davenport of the United States, the world number two, who also produced a dominant performance in her semifinal victory, beating Spain's Conchita Martinez 6-0, 6-1.

It is the third time in the last four years that Hingis and Davenport have met in the tournament final. The prize money is $535,000.

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