Svitolina, Jovanovski in Baku Cup final

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Svitolina repeats as Baku Cup champion
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CORRECTING WINNER'S FIRST NAME TO ANA - Ukraine's Elina Svitolina returns the ball during the second round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Serbia's Ana Ivanovic at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Thursday, May 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) -- Defending champion Elina Svitolina advanced to the Baku Cup final after beating Francesca Schiavone of Italy 3-6, 6-1, 6-4 on Saturday.

The Ukrainian looked in trouble in the final set after wasting a 3-1 lead to trail Schiavone 4-3. But she won the final three games.

The second-seeded Svitolina, who saved eight of 11 break points against her serve, won her maiden title here last year and could repeat as a teenage champion on Sunday.

She will face 2012 champ Bojana Jovanovski, who also rallied in the final set of her semifinal.

The fifth-seeded Serb came back from 4-1 down to defeat Stefanie Voegele of Switzerland 6-2, 2-6, 6-4.

Svitolina and Jovanovski will meet for the first time.

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