Bencic to face Vinci in St. Petersburg Open final

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St. Petersburg (Russia), Feb 14 (IANS) Top seeded Swiss Belinda Bencic has reached the St. Petersburg Ladies Open tennis final to face Italian Roberta Vinci.

Bencic defeated her Russian opponent Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday, reports Efe.

Vinci, seeded second, defeated Serbian Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 6-4 in an hour and 18 minutes.

World No.16 Vinci, 32 years old, has never played against her 18-year-old Swiss opponent, World No.11.

The Italian player seeks to win her 10th title, while her Swiss rival wants to get her third trophy.

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