Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, who won the Monterrey Open in 2010 and 2011, has once again advanced to the final of that event. Pavlyuchenkova defeated Monica Niculescu 3-6, 6-2, 6-4 in yesterday's semifinals. Pavlyuchenkova's opponent in the final will be top seed Angelique Kerber, who defeated Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in the semifinals.
In doubles, top seeds Timea Babos and Kimiko Date-Krumm will compete against Asia Muhammed and Allie Will in the final. Babos was the singles champion in 2012. She lost to Niculescu in the quarterfinals this year.