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Sharapova to meet Davenport in South Korea

Maria Sharapova and Lindsey Davenport will face off each other in an exhibition match in Seoul in January.

india Updated: Nov 15, 2006 18:37 IST

Russia's world number two Maria Sharapova will play Lindsay Davenport in an exhibition match in January in South Korea, an official at Seoul's tennis association said on Wednesday.

Sharapova, 19, will face American Davenport on January 1 in the South Korean port city of Incheon, the official said by telephone.

Sharapova lost a previous exhibition match in Seoul in 2005 to American Venus Williams.

Next Tuesday, South Korea will also host an exhibition match between world number one Roger Federer of Switzerland and Spain's Rafael Nadal.