Dokic faces Safarova in final
Kuala Lampur - Australia's Jelena Dokic and Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic advanced Saturday into the Malaysian Open final.
Dokic, a former fourth-ranked player, took just over an hour to beat Michaella Krajicek of the Netherlands 6-2, 6-3 and secure her best tournament performance in seven years.
Fellow Australian, fourth-seeded wildcard Jarmila Groth, succumbed 6-2, 3-6, 6-3 to fifth-seeded Safarova.
The final will be held Sunday.
Jelena Dokic, Australia, def. Michaella Krajicek, Netherlands, 6-2, 6-3.
Lucie Safarova (5), Czech Republic, def. Jarmila Groth (4), Australia, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3.