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Safina: I deserve women's top ranking

Updated: May 16, 2009, 8:17 PM ET
Associated Press

MADRID -- Dinara Safina may just be the most underappreciated No. 1 in women's tennis.

Why is that?

"I guess they're jealous that I'm so young and No. 1," Safina said at the Madrid Open on Friday. "I don't know. I really don't know."

Safina beat Switzerland's Patty Schnyder 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday to set up a Madrid Open final against Danish teenager Caroline Wozniacki, who advanced after a 7-6 (1), 6-3 victory over Amelie Mauresmo.

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