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Henin-Hardenne survives in Qatar


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DOHA, Qatar -- Top seed Justine Henin-Hardenne and second seed Jennifer Capriati bucked the trend of losing seeds in the second round of the Qatar Open.

Belgian world number one Henin-Hardenne beat Venezuela's Maria Vento-Kabchi 7-5 6-3 and Capriati beat China's Li Ting 7-6 6-1.

Defending champion Anastasia Myskina, seeded third, also won against compatriot Elena Likhovtseva.

But there were unexpected defeats for Ai Sugiyama and Jelena Dokic.

Japanese fourth seed Sugiyama lost 6-3 6-2 to American Meghann Shaughnessy and sixth seed Dokic of Serbia and Montenegro was beaten 6-4 6-4 by Chinese qualifier Zheng Jie.

Zheng, ranked 77th in the world, said the win ranked as the best of her career.

"I am feeling good. I will remember this victory for the whole of my life," she said.

Myskina, who faces Zheng in the next round, said she was unsure what to expect.

"I know China are very good in table tennis. Let me see what happens in tennis," said Myskina. "I am pretty happy with the way I am playing."


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