Parmentier, Azarenka in Tashkent Open final
TASHKENT, Uzbekistan -- Top-seeded Victoria Azarenka of Belarus and Pauline Parmentier of France advanced to the final of the Tashkent Open on Saturday.
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Azareanka beat fourth-seeded Elena Vesnina of Russia 6-4, 6-2 in their semifinal, and Parmentier upset third-seeded Olga Govortsova of Belarus 6-2, 7-5.
Both players have not dropped a set on the way to their first career WTA Tour final.
The 18-year-old Azarenka, ranked 35th, reached the fourth round at the U.S. Open.
The 87th-ranked Parmentier made a decisive break in the 11th game and finished the match by holding her serve at love.
"I was thinking of my first WTA final all the time," she said.
Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press
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