NEW HAVEN, Conn., Aug. 27 (UPI) --
Seventh-seeded Elena Bovina
beat second-seeded and fellow Russian Elena Dementieva
Friday to reach the Pilot Pen Tennis
Bovina eased past Dementieva, 6-1, 6-1, at the Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale. The Moscow native will take on Nathalie Dechy in the title match.
Dechy defeated Lisa Raymond, 6-4, 6-0, in the other semifinal.
Dechy and Bovina have split two previous meetings.
The 21-year-old Bovina is seeking her third career title.
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