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Top-seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci will face each other in the Italiacom Open final after winning their semifinals Saturday.
The No. 1-seeded Errani, who won this tournament in 2008 and 2012, rallied from 3-1 down in the second set to beat fourth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic 6-4, 6-4.
Vinci, Errani's doubles partner, beat Spaniard Estrella Cabeza Candela 5-7, 6-2, 6-2 to reach her first Palermo final.
The second-seeded Vinci recovered from a slow start to cruise through the second set.
In the fifth game of the final set, she broke at love after a double-fault from Candela. Vinci went on to win the following three games and the match.
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Roberta Vinci beat top-seeded fellow Italian Sara Errani 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Sunday to win the Italiacom Open for the first time.
The second-seeded Vinci was broken in the first game, but she broke back twice before serving out the opening set.
Errani, who won this tournament in 2008 and 2012, raced into a 5-1 lead in the second set.
But Vinci went ahead 4-0 in the final set and...
Top-seeded Italians Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci cruised into the semifinals of the Italiacom Open on Friday.
No. 1 Errani, who won the tournament in 2008 and 2012, beat seventh-seeded Silvia Soler-Espinosa of Spain 6-4, 6-0. No. 2 Vinci won 6-1, 6-4 over fifth-seeded Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino.
Errani next faces fourth-seeded Klara Zakopalova of the Czech Republic. Zakopalova...
Second-seeded Roberta Vinci reached the Italiacom Open quarterfinals following a 6-2, 7-6 (3) victory over 2011 runner-up Polona Hercog of Slovenia on Thursday.
Vinci was broken four times in the second set by Hercog.
The Italian will face fifth-seeded Spaniard Lourdes Dominguez Lino, who beat Nastassja Burnett of Italy 7-5, 4-6, 6-3.
Third-seeded Kristina Mladenovic was eliminated...