Barthel vs. Scheepers for Swedish Open final

Barthel vs. Scheepers for Swedish Open final

BASTAD, Sweden (AP) — 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”

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