U.S Open women's tennis champion Kim Clijsters of Belgium has defeated French player Nathalie Dechy to reach the finals of the FORTIS Championships in Luxembourg.

Clijsters reached the final in straight sets, 6-3, 6-1. Sunday, the Belgian world number three takes on Germany's Anna-Lena Groenefeld, a three-set winner over seventh seed Dinara Safina of Russia (6-4, 5-7, 6-4).

Clijsters has won 25 of her last 26 matches this season. She has played Groenefeld once before - earlier this year in Stanford, California - and beat the German player in straight sets.

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