BASTAD, Sweden (AP) â€” Mona Barthel of Germany will face Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa in the Swedish Open final.
Barthel defeated Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-2, 4-6, 7-5, after Scheepers beat Jana Cepelova of Slovakia 7-5, 6-2 in the first semifinal on Saturday.
Barthel will be playing for her third WTA career title, while Scheepers won her only title in Guangzhou, China, at the end of 2011.
p>Scheepers leads their head-to-head 2-1, although Barthel won their last clash in Hobart, Australia, in January 2013.Sports & RecreationChanelle ScheepersMona BarthelSilvia Soler-Espinosa
Source: “Associated Press”