Dabrowski, Stefani set for women's doubles final on Sunday in Pune

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PUNE, India — Gabriela Dabrowski of Ottawa and her partner Luisa Stefani will be playing for the women's doubles title on Sunday at the Chennai Open.

The top-seeded Dabrowski and Stefani defeated Peangtarn Plipuech of Thailand and Moyuka Uchijima of Japan 6-3, 6-3 in Saturday's semifinal to advance to the final against the Russian pairing of Anna Blinkova and Natela Dzalamidze, who won their semifinal on Friday against Eugenie Bouchard of Montreal and Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium.

The Russians won the first set 6-3 and the second set was tied 1-1 when Bouchard retired from the match citing an injury.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 17, 2022.

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