Saturday, March 7, 2009

Bartoli and Li to meet in Monterrey final

Number 2 seed Marion Bartoli defeated number 4 seed Zheng Jie today in Monterrey, 7-5, 6-3, setting up a final between her and Li Na. Li defeated Iveta Benesova, 6-3, 6-3.

Bartoli and Li have never before played one another.

In doubles, Iveta Benesova and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova will play number 4 seeds Nathalie Dechy and Mara Santangelo. Dechy and Santangelo upset 2nd seeds Vania King and Zheng Jie.

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