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BC-TEN--Prague Open

May 3, 2019
Karolina Muchova and Jil Teichmann advanced to their first WTA final at the Prague Open. Muchova, a wild card entry at the clay-court tournament, defeated unseeded Bernarda Pera of the US in straight sets. Swiss qualifier Teichmann upset Babrora Strycova in straight sets, also.

PRAGUE (AP) — Karolina Muchova and Jil Teichmann advanced to their first WTA final at the Prague Open on Friday.

Muchova, a wild card entry at the clay-court tournament, made her first WTA semifinal victorious after defeating unseeded Bernarda Pera of the United States 6-2, 7-5.

Before this week, the Czech had reached a quarterfinal on tour only once, in February.

Swiss qualifier Teichmann, also playing her first WTA semifinals, ruined local hopes of an all-Czech final when she beat ninth-seeded Barbora Strycova 6-3, 6-0.

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