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Ferro, Cornet to contest all-French final in Lausanne

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Fiona Ferro (Getty Images)
Fiona Ferro (Getty Images)

Lausanne - Fiona Ferro will take on Alize Cornet in the first WTA final of her career in Lausanne after seeing off Bernarda Pera in the last four on Saturday.

The 22-year-old Ferro swept past American Pera 6-1, 6-4 to set up a Sunday showdown with fellow Frenchwomen Cornet, who is also defending champion in Switzerland.

Third seed Cornet has a shot at retaining her title after beating Tamara Korpatsch in straight sets 6-3, 6-4.

Results on Saturday in the WTA tournament at Lausanne (x denots seeding):

Semi-finals

Alize Cornet (FRA x3) bt Tamara Korpatsch (GER) 6-3, 6-4

Fiona Ferro (FRA) bt Bernarda Pera (USA) 6-1, 6-4

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