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  Thursday, 25 January, 2001, 04:12 GMT
Hingis v Williams: Game-by-game
Martina Hingis
Hingis takes on Venus Williams
Game-by-game analysis as Martina Hingis beats Venus Williams 6-1 6-1 in the semi-final of the Australian Open.


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Second set

It is all over as Martina breaks for the final time to breeze into the final.
Hingis 6-1 6-1 Williams

Martina moves towards victory as Venus game verges on collapse - Hingis only has to keep going to seal the win..
Hingis 6-1 5-1 Williams

Three double-faults and a netted backhand return cost Venus dear again as Martina moves relentlessly towards the final.
Hingis 6-1 4-1 Williams

Venus is still struggling to keep the ball in court while Martina holds her serve with brisk efficiency.
Hingis 6-1 3-1 Williams

Encouragement for Venus as she holds her serve to love - but she is still clearly exasperated by her inability to take control as she likes.
Hingis 6-1 2-1 Williams

A delightful forehand lob seals the game for Martina - but Venus is showing some signs of life at last.
Hingis 6-1 2-0 Williams

Hingis begins the second set as she ended the first by seizing a break-point opportunity and taking the game.
Hingis 6-1 1-0 Williams


First set

Hingis seals the first set as Venus makes more unforced errors - it is a far more one-sided match than anyone could have expected.
Hingis 6-1 Williams

Hingis takes the game on a break point with Wiiliams' low confidence affecting her play badly.
Hingis 5-1 Williams

A breeze for Martina again as she holds her serve without breaking sweat.
Hingis 4-1 Williams

Hingis takes the game against the serve again with Williams struggling to get going at all.
Hingis 3-1 Williams

Williams wins her first game on the fourth break point as her forehand splutters into life.
Hingis 2-1 Williams

A break-point for Martina which she takes to open an early lead.
Hingis 2-0 Williams

Hingis takes the first game despite Venus having a break point.
Hingis 1-0 Williams

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