Dushevina, Hradecka reach roll into final

ISTANBUL -- Vera Dushevina of Russia will play Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic in the Istanbul Cup final.

The fifth-seeded Dushevina beat Timea Bacsinszky of Switzerland 6-2, 6-4, and the eighth-seeded Hradecka defeated Andrea Petkovic of Germany 6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-5 in the semifinals on Saturday.

Dushevina has never won a WTA Tour title, while Hradecka will play her second Tour singles final of the year after finishing as runner-up in Strasbourg.