[Reuters] UPDATE 2-Open-Clijsters wins another crack at a slam

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09-10-2005, 12:31 AM
NEW YORK, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Belgium's Kim Clijsters earned another crack at claiming her first grand slam singles title by holding off tenacious top seed Maria Sharapova of Russia 6-2 6-7 6-3 on Friday to reach the U.S. Open women's final.