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tennisIlove09
Dec 7th, 2006, 11:37 PM
Sharapova, Hingis Join Defending Champion Dementieva In Tokyo Field
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Photo By Susan Mullane By Tennis Week
12/07/2006

Elena Dementieva cites Martina Hingis as the player she admires most. Defending champion Dementieva will be reunited with runner-up Hingis, as well as reigning U.S. Open champion Maria Sharapova, in headlining the field for the Pan Pacific Open, set for Jan. 30-Feb. 4 the at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

The second-seeded Dementieva defeated Katarina Srebotnik, Nicole Vaidisova, Anastasia Myskina and Hingis in succession to win the Pan Pacific title in February. Hingis reached the final with a 6-3, 6-1, semifinal victory over Sharapova. The seventh-ranked Hingis captured four Pan Pacific championships between 1997 and 2002.

DarkchildSwiss
Dec 8th, 2006, 06:21 AM
great field.

Marcell
Dec 8th, 2006, 01:05 PM
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Maria training at Bollettieri Academy.

-Makiri-
Dec 8th, 2006, 01:27 PM
good field in tokyo