WTA Tour

Mertens v Niculescu in Hobart WTA final

2017-01-13 11:28
Elise Mertens (Getty)

Hobart - Belgian qualifier Elise Mertens will play in her first WTA Tour final after a commanding 6-4, 6-0 win over Croatian Jana Fett at the Hobart International on Friday.

The 21-year-old world No 27 needed only 70 minutes to advance in a dominant display against the No 340-ranked Fett.

Mertens will face Romanian third seed Monica Niculescu in Saturday's final.

The world No 40 advanced after a viral illness forced Ukrainian Lesia Tsurenko to withdraw before their scheduled semi-final match.

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