Danilovic sets up all-teenage final with Potapova in Moscow

Youth was the winner of the day in the Moscow River Cup semis, as Olga Danilovic and Anastasia Potapova reached Sunday's final.

Olga Danilovic will play her maiden WTA tour final Anastasia Potapova in the Moscow River Cup on Sunday.   -  Getty Images

Olga Danilovic ensured there will be an all-teenage final in the Moscow River Cup after outlasting Aliaksandra Sasnovich in Saturday's last-four contest.

The 17-year-old continued to make the most of her lucky-loser status at the clay-court event this week with a hard-fought 6-2 5-7 7-5 triumph in the Russian capital to reach her maiden WTA Tour final.

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Danilovic's gung-ho approach, which yielded 42 winners and 39 unforced errors, ultimately proved decisive, although fifth seed Sasnovich will feel a tinge of regret having fought back from 5-2 down in the decider before being broken again in game 11.

Awaiting in Sunday's showpiece is fellow 17-year-old Anastasia Potapova, the home favourite having benefited from Tamara Zidansek's retirement due to illness.

Zidansek was trailing 5-2 in the deciding set when she had to call time on the match.

At the Jiangxi Open, there will be an all-Chinese final for the first time in the tournament's history.

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Second seed Wang Qiang punched her ticket to the final with a comfortable 7-5 6-2 beating of Magda Linette (3), while Zheng Saisai (6) reached the first International-level final of her career by beating Zhu Lin 6-3 1-6 6-2.

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