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Safina, Kuznetsova advance

Updated: June 4, 2009, 6:57 PM ET
Associated Press

PARIS -- Dinara Safina cursed at herself in English, muttered to herself in Russian and generally carried on in much the same manner as older brother Marat Safin.

Safina's face bears a striking resemblance to Safin's, and she shares his broad shoulders, too. Both have been ranked No. 1 -- the only brother-sister combo to do so -- and now Safina is one victory from joining Safin as a Grand Slam champion.

Yearning to justify her ranking and live up to her bloodlines by winning a major ...

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