Azarenka ousts Clijsters to reach final
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MELBOURNE, Australia -- Victoria Azarenka eliminated defending champion Kim Clijsters, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3, today to reach the final of the Australian Open.
Azarenka, the third seed from Belarus, will be playing in her first Grand Slam final. She will face either fourth-seeded Maria Sharapova, the 2008 Australian Open champion, or Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, who is seeded second.