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Serena Williams to face Madison Keys in Italian Open women's final

Serena Williams to face Madison Keys in Italian Open women's final

It's going to be a rare all-American affair in the Italian Open final.

Top-ranked Serena Williams will meet Madison Keys on Sunday to mark the first time two American women have met in a final on clay since Serena beat older sister Venus in the 2002 French Open.

Williams beat 35th-ranked Irina-Camelia Begu, 6-4, 6-1, and the 24th-ranked Keys defeated Wimbledon finalist Garbine Muguruza, 7-6 (5), 6-4, pm Saturday after several rain delays.

Sunday's championship match will be the third meeting between Williams and Keys and will come exactly a week before the French Open begins. Williams beat Keys in straight sets in both the Australian Open semifinals and U.S. Open Round...

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