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Sharapova wins battle of the Russians

14/06/2003 05:38:20 AM Comments (0)

Teenage qualifier Maria Sharapova has stunned top seed and fellow Russian Elena Dementieva 2-6 7-6 6-2 in the quarter-finals of the Edgbaston Open tennis tournament.

Ranked 125 in the world, Sharapova justified the Wimbledon wildcard she got this week by reaching her first WTA Tour semi-final, where she faces Shinobu Asagoe of Japan.

The other semi features Bulgaria's Magdalena Maleeva and Eleni Daniilidou of Greece.

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