im Clijsters reached the US Open final after beating defending champion Serena Williams 6-4, 7-5 Saturday in a contest that ended in chaos after the American was handed a point penalty on match point.
With the Belgian on the brink of victory, second seed Williams was called for a foot-fault on a second serve to go match point down. An angry Williams argued with the lineswoman who reported her for verbal abuse.
In Image: Serena Williams, of the United States, left, talks to officials after arguing with a line judge over a foot fault during her match against Kim Clijsters, of Belgium, at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2009.
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