WTA Tour

Radwanska, Tsurenko to play for 1st title

2015-07-25 21:19
Tennis (File)

Istanbul - Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine and Usrzula Radwanska of Poland will play for their first WTA singles title in the Istanbul Cup final.

The 99th-ranked Radwanska beat the 71st-ranked Tsurenko in their only previous match by retirement, in Doha, Qatar, in 2012.

Tsurenko made it to her first career final by defeating Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday for the first time in three meetings.

In the other semi-final, Radwanska beat Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia 6-3, 4-6, 6-3. Radwanska lost her serve five times, but had 19 chances against Rybarikova and took seven of them.

Results from the sixth day of the WTA Istanbul Cup on Saturday (x denotes seeding):

Semi-finals

Urszula Radwanska (POL) bt Magdalena Rybarikova (SVK) 6-3, 4-6, 6-3

Lesya Tsurenko (UKR) bt Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 6-4, 6-2

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