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LINZ, AUSTRIA (TICKER) -- Top seeded Lindsay Davenport and No. 3 Jelena Dokic won semifinal matches Saturday at the $565,000 Generali Ladies Open for a rematch of last week's final at Zurich.

Davenport extended her tour winning streak to 11 matches with a solid 6-2, 6-2 victory against No. 7 Magdalena Maleeva of Bulgaria.

Dokic had a bit of a harder time before prevailing 6-2, 4-6, 6-0 over unheralded 19-year-old Iroda Tulyaganova of Uzbekistan. Tulyaganova played in her first career semifinal of a Tier II tournament.

Davenport and Dokic have been at the top of their games in recent weeks. Dokic lost the only match in her last 12 to Davenport last Sunday at the Swisscom Challenge.

Davenport, who is the defending champion at Linz, has won her last two tournaments. The victory against Dokic in Zurich was the sixth title of the season and 36th of her career.

The 25-year-old Davenport has not lost before the quarterfinals of any of the 15 tournaments she has played this year, despite missing three months in the middle of the season with a right knee bone bruise.

Dokic won her third title of the year earlier this month at the Kremlin Cup. She also capture the Italian Open crown in May and the Princess Cup at Tokyo last month.

The Yugoslav teenager has reached the final in four of her last five events, beginning with her appearance in the championship match at the Brasil Open in September.
 
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