5 Jan 2013

Seeds win out on semi-final day at Auckland Classic

5:04 am on 5 January 2013

Top seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland will face third seed Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium in today's final of the Auckland women's tennis Classic.

Radwanska defeated unseeded American Jamie Hampton 7-6 7-6 while in the earlier semi, Wickmayer needed a third-set tiebreak to win 6-4 1-6 7-6 and see off the German eighth seed Mona Barthel.

It's Wickmayer's third appearance in the tournament final in four years - she won in 2010.