Top seed Sara Errani defeated Irina-Camilia Begu 6-4, 6-1 today to reach the final on the red clay of Palermo. Her opponent in the final will be 8th seed Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, who defeated Laura Robson 2-6, 7-5, 6-2 in the semifinals.
Zahlavova Strycova and her partner, Renata Voracova, won the doubles final today. They defeated 2nd seeds Darija Jurak and Katalin Morosi 7-5, 6-4. Voracova and Zahlavova Strycova were the top seeds.
In Stanford, lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe hit 12 aces and made her way to the final by upsetting 5th seed Yanina Wickmayer 6-2, 3-6, 6-2. Vandeweghe's opponent will be top seed Serena Williams, who beat Sorana Cirstea 6-1, 6-2.