Best friends and doubles partners Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci are also seeded 1 and 2 at the Italiacom Open in Palermo, and they will play each other in the final. Errani defeated 4th seed Klara Zakopalova 6-4, 6-4 today in the semifinals, and Vinci defeated Estrella Cabeza Candela 5-7, 6-2, 6-2.
In doubles news, Kristina Mladenovic has won yet another title. The Wimbledon mixed doubles champion and Katarzyna Piter, the top seeds in Palermo, beat Karolina and Kristyna Pliskova 6-1, 5-7, 10-8 in the final. Mladenovic has now won six WTA doubles finals. She and partner Daniel Nestor, with whom she won the Wimbledon title, were runners-up in mixed doubles at the French Open.
Meanwhile, in Budapest, Simona Halep has once again made it to a final. She will play Yvonne Meusburger for the title.