[Yahoo] Sharapova, Hingis set to meet in Tokyo (AP)

Rusty Backhand
02-03-2006, 07:01 AM
Top-seeded Maria Sharapova defeated Australia's Samantha Stosur 6-1, 6-4 Friday to set up a semifinals matchup with Martina Hingis at the Pan Pacific Open. Defending champion Sharapova relied on a strong serve and solid groundstrokes to complete a convincing win over Stosur at Tokyo's Metropolitan Gymnasium.