Vaidisova clinches appearance in second WTA final

16-10-2004

15-year-old Czech tennis player Nicole Vaidisova has made it to a WTA final for the second time in her career. On Saturday the Czech player downed American opponent Meghann Shaughnessy in three sets in her semi-final at the Tashkent Open in Uzbekistan, winning the last set on a tie-break. On Sunday she will face Virginia Razzano of France.

Ms Vaidisova currently ranks 103 in the women's rankings: a win on Sunday would see her earn 140, 000 U.S. dollars.