Print Edition - 2018-10-14  |  Sports Digest

Pliskova, Garcia to play in final

TIANJIN

Oct 14, 2018-

Top-seeded Karolina Pliskova will be looking for her second title of the WTA’s Asian swing when she plays second-seeded Caroline Garcia of France in the Tianjin Open final on Sunday. Pliskova, playing on a wild card, needed only an hour to beat Timea Bascinszky 6-2, 6-1 in one of Saturday’s semifinals. Pliskova won the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, beating US Open champion Naomi Osaka in the final in Septe-mber. Garcia moved into Sunday’s final with a 6-3, 6-4 win over fifth-seeded Hsieh Su-wei. (AP)

Published: 14-10-2018 08:16

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