Henin win secures world number one spot

Justine Henin-Hardenne will end the year as world number one after reaching the semi-finals of the WTA Tour Championships.

Justine Henin-Hardenne will end the year as world number one after reaching the semi-finals of the WTA Tour Championships.

She reached the semi after beating Jennifer Capriati 6-2 6-1.

Anastasia Myskina kept alive her hopes of reaching the semis with a 6-4 6-3 round-robin victory over Ai Sugiyama.

She must now beat Capriati in her final group match to reach the last four.

Defending champion Kim Clijsters completed her round-robin matches with her third win, beating Amelie Mauresmo 3-6 6-4 6-4.

Clijsters has already qualified for the semis while Mauresmo's hopes depend on the result between Chanda Rubin and Elena Dementieva.

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