Tennis: Zakopalová advances to Korea Open final

25-09-2010

Czech tennis player Petra Zakopalová advanced to the final at the Korea Open tournament in Seoul on Saturday after her opponent, top seed Nadia Petrova from Russia, withdrew in the first set due to an illness. Zakopalová, seeded ninth, was leading 5-4 in the first set. The 28-year-old Czech will face fifth seed Alisa Klebanova, from Russia, in Sunday’s final.