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Savinykh and McHale reached the final of tennis tournament in Japan in the doubles

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DescriptionValeria Savinykh© AP Photo/Aaron Favila

TASS, September 13. Russian Valeria Savinykh and American Christina McHale defeated the Japanese Duo June Namigata / Haruka Kaji and made it to the final of the Open championship of Japan on tennis among women, which takes place in Hiroshima. The prize Fund of the competition is $250 thousand.

The meeting lasted 1 hour and 7 minutes and ended with the score 6:4, 6:1 in favor of Savinykh and McHale. In the final, the Russian and the American will play against the best Duo in the confrontation between Miyu Kato (Japan) / storm Sanders (Australia) – Misaki DOI (Japan) / Nao hibino (Japan). The competitor on a decisive match will be known later on Friday.

In singles continues to fight for the title Russian woman Veronika Kudermetova, received from the organizers of the second seeded. On Friday in the quarterfinals she will meet with German Laura Siegemund.

The tournament will end on September 15.

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