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Tennis: Roddick Upset; Williams Sisters Win Australian Open Doubles Title - 2003-01-24

Germany's Rainer Schuettler has upset ninth seed Andy Roddick of the United States to advance to the men's final of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne.

The 31st seed beat Roddick in four sets, 7-5, 2-6, 6-3, 6-3 Friday in the men's semifinal.

Schuettler will be playing in his first-ever Grand Slam final Sunday when he takes on three-time champion and second seed Andre Agassi of the United States for the men's title.

Agassi advanced to the final with a three-set 6-2, 6-2, 6-3 win over South Africa's Wayne Ferreira.

The women's doubles title went to the top two women's players in the world: Serena and Venus Williams of the United States. The defending champion Williams sisters dropped the first set on their way to defeating Virginia Ruano Pascual of Spain and Paola Suarez of Argentina in three sets, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3.

Venus and Serena played as a team Friday, but will face each other across the net Saturday in the women's singles final. They have dominated women's professional tennis this past year, playing each other in the last three Grand Slam finals, the French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.

A victory for Serena over her older sister would give her a fourth straight Grand Slam title, in what the younger sibling calls her "Serena Slam."

In the mixed doubles, Leander Paes of India and American Martina Navratilova advanced to the finals by defeating Kevin Ullyet of Zimbabwe and Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1.

In the final on Sunday, Paes and Navratilova take on Todd Woodbridge of Australia and Eleni Daniilidou of Greece, who beat American Donald Johnson and Rannae Stubbs of Australia in straight sets, 6-4, 6-2 Friday.