Sara Errani sets up Palermo final with Roberta Vinci

Updated: 14 July 2013 10:57 IST

No. 1-seeded Errani, who won this tournament in 2008 and 2012, recovered from 3-1 down in the second set to beat fourth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-4.

Palermo:

Top-seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci will face each other in the Italiacom Open final after winning their semifinals on Saturday.

No. 1-seeded Errani, who won this tournament in 2008 and 2012, recovered from 3-1 down in the second set to beat fourth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-4.

Vinci struggled past Spaniard Estrella Cabeza Candela 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 to reach her first Palermo final.

The No. 2 seed started badly, but reacted well to cruise through the second set.

The breakthrough came in the fifth game of the final set, when Vinci broke to love following a double fault from Candela. Vinci went on to win the following three games and the match.

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