Unseeded Kamila Kerimbayeva faces top seed Magda Linette in ITF final

Kamila Karimbayeva ousted India's Prerna Bhambri in the quarters on Thursday.

updated: December 07, 2013 01:39 IST
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Pune: Kazakhstan's Kamila Kerimbayeva shocked fourth seed Gioia Barbiery of Italy in straight sets to make it to the singles final of the NECC-ITF women's USD 25,000 event at the Deccan Gymkhana in Pune on Friday.

Unseeded Karimbayeva, who ousted India's Prerna Bhambri in the quarters yesterday, will meet the tournament’s top seed Magda Linette of Poland in the title clash on Saturday.

Second seeds Nicha Lertpitaksinchai (Kyrgyzstan) and Peangtarn Plipuech (Thailand) clinched the doubles title later in the afternoon with a hard fought 7-5 7-5 win over Jocelyn Rae-Anna Smith of Britain in the final.

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