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- - Zvonareva gushes over her compatriot Elena Dementieva who retired after her match earlier today, and the Russian is a very proud lady after her victory. Elena Dementieva retires from tennis
5-7 - ZVONAREVA WINS! The Russian clinches victory at the death in the second set, and Clijsters cannot force an immediate response to prevent her serving out for a straight-sets win! Zvonareva is delighted with that performance, and as well she might be.
5-6 - BREAK! Clijsters wavers at 30-30, and Zvonareva bludgeons a forehand down the line to force a break point, and the Russian moves a game from victory with a backhand on to the baseline to clinch the breakthrough!
5-5 - The Russian holds to 30 with real conviction and determination, and this is proving to be a thrilling encounter as Clijsters gives her all to force a break, but to no avail.
5-4 - Zvonareva forces the game to deuce as Clijsters is forced to work incredibly hard on serve. The Belgian wins a thrilling point at deuce after an epic rally which leaves both players smiling broadly, before closing out the game with a forehand down the line.
4-4 - What a hold from Zvonareva! The Russian races through her service game to love, and Clijsters is left completely helpless at the back of the court, unable to make any impact whatsoever.
4-3 - Clijsters keeps her nose in front with a solid hold, and the Belgian needed that to stem the flow of momentum that her opponent was building. This second set could go either way, and it's very finely poised!
3-3 - Zvonareva holds to consolidate her break back, and now the Russian is firmly in this second set with the opportunity to clinch victory if Clijsters is not able to keep her intensity.
3-2 - BREAK! Zvonareva hits straight back, just as she did twice in the opening set, and the Russian is back on terms in the second as Clijsters's serve is again destroyed from deuce.
3-1 - BREAK! Clijsters goes on the attack and pummels three ferocious forehands down the line to keep Zvonareva pegged firmly back behind the baseline, helpless as her serve is broken!
2-1 - Clijsters continues to stay strong on serve in this second set, holding to 15 and not affording her opponent a glimmer of an opportunity to settle.
1-1 - Zvonareva begins in electric fashion in the second set with a flurry of fierce forehands to continue her fine form after clinching the opener. Can Clijsters continue to keep the pace?
1-0 - Clijsters holds with a solid service game to begin the second set, and that is exactly the response she required, with her serve looking much more secure.
- - Elena Dementieva has retired from professional tennis after her final match at the season-ending WTA Championships in Doha. Read more on that story
4-6 - SET ZVONAREVA! The Russian continues her 100 per cent record in sets at the WTA Championships by taking the opener 6-4 against a stunned Clijsters, who twice held the ascendancy.
4-5 - BREAK! Zvonareva seizes the initiative with a clinical break of serve as Clijsters falters crucially on her first delivery, and the Russian clenches her fist with delight after a rasping forehand down the line clinches the game.
4-4 - Zvonareva shows a steely ruthless streak on serve which has previously been lacking, and the Russian slams two fierce forehands down the line to complement her improved delivery.
4-3 - Clijsters holds for the first time since the opening game of the match, and the Belgian gets her reward for persevering with her first delivery aimed outwide to the Zvonareva backhand.
3-3 - Zvonareva finally manages to level with a solid hold, and the Russian ensures that Clijsters will have to keep her nerve on her own delivery now to keep parity.
3-2 - BREAK! Neither player appears capable of holding serve in this opening set, and Zvonareva takes Clijsters's serve apart once again to get back on terms! The Belgian has now squandered her advantage on two occasions.
3-1 - BREAK! Clijsters will not be denied her break of serve, and the Belgian reassumes command of this opening set with the third successive break! Can she consolidate her advantage now?
2-1 - BREAK! Zvonareva hits straight back with a confident break of serve to ensure that she does not slip too far behind in this opening set! The Russian is back on terms following three stunning backhand passes, and Clijsters will have to lift her level once more.
2-0 - BREAK! Clijsters is well on top in this opening set, and the Belgian capitalises on a very sluggish start from Zvonareva to break and establish a 2-0 lead.
1-0 - Clijsters begins superbly at the start of this first set, and the Belgian hammers three big serves down the T to stamp her authority on proceedings from the outset.
0-0 - Clijsters wins the toss and elects to serve first: how will the Belgian settle, and are both players still going to be emotional after the events of the last hour? BREAKING NEWS: Elena Dementieva retires from tennis
- - Clijsters leads the pair's head-to-head record 6-2, with victory in the final at Flushing Meadows this year their last encounter. Zvonareva has prevailed on the two other occasions the two players have met this year, at Wimbledon and Montreal.
- - Former Wimbledon champion Virginia Wade has cast her eye over the contenders at the WTA Championships and believes Clijsters is a likely winner. Wade's predictions and views in full
- - We have taken an in-depth look at all eight players competing in the season-ending WTA Tour Championships in Doha. WTA Championships player profiles
- - Temperatures are around 31 degrees in Doha, and the humidity is expected to rise to around 90 per cent during this match! Let's hope the conditions do not overly affect the players' tennis at the Khalifa Tennis Complex. View a more detailed forecast
- - You can watch LIVE coverage of the WTA Championships, every day from 14:00 UK time on British Eurosport, and on the Eurosport Player! You can also follow the semi-finals and finals of the doubles LIVE on the Player, FOR FREE! Click here to subscribe to the Eurosport Player
- - Vera Zvonareva defeated her former doubles partner Victoria Azarenka after a long, tough encounter on day two of the WTA Tour Championships in Doha, and this is Patrick Mouratoglou's take on it
- - Kim Clijsters overcame the challenge of Victoria Azarenka 6-4 5-7 6-1 to secure her progression into the final four. Read the match report in full
- - Vera Zvonareva and Kim Clijsters have both qualified for the semi-finals of the WTA Championships in Doha ahead of their final group-stage clash.
|Date of Birth||07/09/1984|
|Date of Birth||08/06/1983|