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banner Saturday, 26 January, 2002, 06:18 GMT
Hingis falls to Capriati
Australian Open - Women's singles final, Melbourne

Jennifer Capriati (US) bt Martina Hingis (Swi) 4-6 7-6 6-2

Hingis went into the match looking to avenge her defeat to Capriati in last year's final
Martina Hingis makes a confident start racing into a double break lead in the scorching Melbourne heat

Jennifer Capriati initially struggled with the intense heat in Melbourne
Capriati breaks back to level the match before losing her own serve to hand the first set to Hingis

Hingis had three match points - one on her own serve and two on her opponent's - but Capriati saved them both
Hingis has four championship points but Capriati's fearless big hitting keeps her in the game

Hingis broke early in the final set but Capriati struck straight back to win the next five games and take the title
A demoralised Hingis breaks early in the third set but can't prevent Capriati cruising to the title

Martina Hingis shows her despair after letting the title slip from her
After turning the match on its head, Capriati celebrates winning her second successive title
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