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Julia Goerges beats Anastasija Sevastova to book WTA Elite Trophy final spot

Julia Goerges, seventh seed, overpowered the Latvian Anastasija Sevastova in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 in the semi-finals at the WTA Elite Trophy in Zhuhai.

tennis Updated: Nov 04, 2017 17:34 IST
Julia Goerges of Germany reacts during the WTA Elite Trophy match against Anastasija Sevastova.
Julia Goerges of Germany reacts during the WTA Elite Trophy match against Anastasija Sevastova.(REUTERS)

Germany’s Julia Goerges hammered Anastasija Sevastova at the WTA Elite Trophy on Saturday to book her spot in the final.

Goerges, seventh seed, overpowered the Latvian in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 in the semi-finals at the Hengqin International Tennis Center in Zhuhai.

The 29-year-old, making her debut in the tournament, is set to finish the year in the top 20 of the WTA rankings for the first time since 2012.

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Goerges has been on a winning streak recently and proved to be a tough opponent from the outset, breaking Sevastova in the first game.

She continued to dominate in the second set with a score of 4-1 after five games before she finally took Sevastova down.