Kanepi sets up date with freshly crowned world no.1

  • 2011-02-11
  • Jared Grellet
PARIS, France– Despite a previous hamstring injury flaring up Estonian Kaia Kanepi has battled her way into the semi-finals of the GDF Suez Open. Sporting a heavily bandaged left thigh Kanepi spent the game camped on the baseline relying on power to get her past Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova 6-2 2-6 6-2. The win sets her up a semi-final date with newly crowned world no. 1 Kim Clijsters who on Friday became the first mother in the history of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) to earn the title. The opening service games for the two...
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