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Smashnova Wins USTA Challenger

October 5, 1998

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) _ Third-seeded Anna Smashnova of Israel defeated fourth-seeded Amy Frazier of Rochester Hills, Mich., 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 in a two-hour baseline duel to win the $75,000 USTA Citibank Challenger.

Smashnova pocketed $13,750 in winning her second tournament of the year. She has been in four other finals this year.

In the doubles final, Cara black of Zimbabwe and Irina Selytina of Kazahkstan defeated Lindsay Lee of Atlanta and Canada’s Maureen Drake 6-4, 5-7, 6-3.

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