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Radwanska v Svitolina in New Haven final

2016-08-27 07:06
Agnieszka Radwanska (File)

New York - Polish top seed Agnieszka Radwanska demolished Petra Kvitova in straight sets to advance to the final of the Connecticut Open in New Haven.

World No 4 Radwanska swatted aside her Czech opponent in just over an hour, winning 6-1, 6-1 to advance to Saturday's final.

Kvitova, who arrived in the US after winning a bronze medal at the Olympics earlier this month, was never in contention as Radwanska dominated from the outset to advance.

The two-time defending champion will now play Ukrainian 10th seed Elina Svitolina in the final.

Svitolina earlier took care of Sweden's Johanna Larsson in straight sets, advancing with a 6-4, 6-2 victory.

Results from Connecticut Open WTA tournament in New Haven on Friday (x denotes seed):

Semi-finals

Elina Svitolina (UKR x10) bt Johanna Larsson (SWE) 6-4, 6-2

Agnieszka Radwanska (POL x1) bt Petra Kvitova (CZE x6) 6-1, 6-1

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