WTA Internationaux de Strasbourg 2014: Silvia Soler-Espinosa sets up Monica Puig final

Last Updated: 23/05/14 6:51pm

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Silvia Soler-Espinosa: The Spanish qualifier reaches Strasbourg final

Silvia Soler-Espinosa: The Spanish qualifier reaches Strasbourg final

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Spanish qualifier Silvia Soler-Espinosa continued her run all the way to the final of the Internationaux de Strasbourg with another gruelling three-set win on Friday.

The 26-year-old, who won a two-hour epic against Camila Giorgi in the previous round, produced another marathon finish to see off American Christina McHale 5-7 7-6 (9-7) 6-3 in two hours and 46 minutes.

Soler-Espinosa stepped it up in the final set to break twice against an opponent ranked 59 places higher in the world.

In the final she will face Puerto Rico's Monica Puig who broke opponent Madison Keys twice in each set en route to a 7-5 6-3 victory in one hour and 19 minutes.

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WTA Internationaux de Strasbourg 2014

Monica Puig: The young Puerto Rican got the better of Silvia Soler-Espinosa

Strasbourg title for Puig

Puerto Rican Monica Puig got the better of Silvia Soler-Espinosa to win the Internationaux de Strasbourg.

Madison Keys: Came through a three-set battle against Julia Goerges

US duo through in Strasbourg

American duo Madison Keys and Christina McHale both booked spots in the semi-finals of the Internationaux de Strasbourg.

Zarina Diyas: Kzakhstan player makes it through to last eight

Diyas set to face McHale

Two surprise packages will meet in the quarter-finals in Strasbourg as Christina McHale and Zarina Diyas both won again.

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