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Li, Kvitova to meet in Rogers Cup final

Aug. 12, 2012 at 9:07 PM   |   Comments

MONTREAL, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- Li Na and Petra Kvitova advanced to the final of the Rogers Cup Sunday after each won semifinal matches.

Tenth-seeded Li of China rallied from a 1-5 deficit in the third set of her semifinal to post a 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 comeback victory over 16th-seeded Czech Lucie Safarova.

Li used five aces and made good on 4-of-6 break points in the victory.

Meanwhile, fifth-seeded Kvitova of the Czech Republic overcame a lengthy rain delay to best seventh-seeded Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 in Sunday's other semifinal.

Kvitova recorded five aces in the triumph.

The pair will meet Monday evening in the finale.

Topics: Li Na
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