Capriati seeks second trip to French Open final
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The 28-year-old Capriati is a dominant 5-1 all-time against the 22-year-old Myskina. The two have split a pair of matches this season, with Myskina winning a hardcourt semifinal in Doha and Capriati taking a clay-court quarterfinal in Berlin last month. Capriati is a perfect 2-0 against Myskina on clay, and the American is 1-0 in Grand Slam play, with the victory coming on the storied grass at Wimbledon last year.
Capriati is a three-time Grand Slam champion, with a pair of Australian Open wins (2001-02) and her big Roland Garros victory in 2001 when she beat Belgian
Capriati reached the final four here by stopping second-seeded and fellow former French Open titlist
Thursday's other semifinal will pit ninth-seeded Russian
Dementieva is 2-1 lifetime against Suarez, but the Argentine captured their lone clay-court meeting in Acapulco two years ago. Dementieva is, however, 1-0 in Grand Slam play, with the victory coming at the 2000 Australian Open.
The 22-year-old Dementieva reached the semis with a straight-set victory over third-seeded heavy French crowd favorite
For the first time since the 1978 Aussie Open, the top-five women's seeds all failed to reach a Grand Slam semi. The top-five seeds at this 2004 Parisian fortnight were defending champion