Vera Zvonareva secures year-end No. 2
DOHA, Qatar -- Vera Zvonareva ended Kim Clijsters' nine-match winning streak Friday, securing the year-end No. 2 ranking by beating the U.S. Open champion 6-4, 7-5 at the WTA Championships.
Zvonareva has yet to drop a set after three group matches in the event for the top eight players and ensured that she will take on No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki in one semifinal Saturday. Clijsters will face Samantha Stosur in the other.
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