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  Thursday, 25 January, 2001, 02:28 GMT
Capriati v Davenport: Game-by-game
Lindsay Davenport
Davenport in action against Capriati
Game-by-game analysis from the Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne Park as Jennifer Capriati defeats Lindsay Davenport 6-3 6-4 in the semi-final of the Australian Open.


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Second set

Capriati holds her serve brilliantly to reach her first Grand Slam final and seal a well-deserved victory.
Capriati 6-3 6-4 Davenport

Davenport stays alive - just - as the nerves show on both players, leaving Capriati to hold serve for a place in the final.
Capriati 6-3 5-4 Davenport

Davenport has a break-back point but Capriati fires in an ace before sealing the game despite getting nervous as victory gets closer.
Capriati 6-3 5-3 Davenport

Looking tired, Davenport hangs on by her fingertips as she tries to find her game, still making uncharacteristic errors.
Capriati 6-3 4-3 Davenport

Davenport's nightmare continues - her body language spells despair as Capriati aces her twice to seal the earlier break.
Capriati 6-3 4-2 Davenport

Capriati misses a cross-court backhand on break point, Davenport saves another but Capriati finally takes the game despite the ball flying up off the net post on the crucial point.
Capriati 6-3 3-2 Davenport

Capriati takes her service game to love as the game balances out..
Capriati 6-3 2-2 Davenport

Davenport breaks back with a comfortable overhand smash on game point to drag herself back into the reckoning.
Capriati 6-3 1-1 Davenport

A raking forehand leaves Davenport floundering as Capriati continues her hot start.
Capriati 6-3 1-0 Davenport


First set

Two wild forehands from Davenport create a set-point for Capriati - which she takes with glee.
First set to Capriati 6-3 Davenport

A lucky escape for Davenport as a dodgy line-call allows her to hold her serve.
Capriati 5-3 Davenport

Davenport over-hits two consecutive returns before firing wide to let Capriati off the hook.
Capriati 5-2 Davenport

Davenport fights back from a double-break point down to seal the game with a series of driving ground-strokes.
Capriati 4-2 Davenport

Davenport wins just one point against the serve as Capriati eases to another game.
Capriati 4-1 Davenport

The defending champion gets off the mark at last but the game goes to deuce as a Capriati cross-court forehand winners leaves her floundering.
Capriati 3-1 Davenport

Capriati survives three break points to secure her lead - but both players are making more errors than winners.
Capriati 3-0 Davenport

Davenport is broken in her first service game as Capriati comes out of the blocks fighting.
Capriati 2-0 Davenport

Capriati takes the first game of the match with a solid display of serving.
Capriati 1-0 Davenport

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