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Home favourite Garcia cruises into Lyon final, plays American Parks for title
Caroline Garcia beat Camila Osorio 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday evening and will play American Alycia Parks for the title
Frenchwoman Caroline Garcia, the top seed, defeated Colombian Camila Osorio 6-2, 6-2 to move into the final of the Lyon Open at the Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon on Saturday evening.
Garcia, ranked No 5, will face American Alycia Parks next. It’s the first time she’s made the final of the event.
Ahead of her victory, the Frenchwoman won against Czech Tereza Martincova (6-4, 7-6 (4)), Belgian Alison Van Uytvanck (2-6, 6-0, 6-1) and Italian Jasmine Paolini (7-5, 7-5).
Osorio, ranked No 73, beat Frenchwoman Alize Cornet, the No 3 seed (6-4, 4-6, 6-1), German Jule Niemeier (7-6 (5), 7-5) and Czech qualifier Linda Noskova (6-4, 7-6 (3)) in the previous rounds of the Lyon tournament.
Lyon WTA 250, other semi-final result (Palais des Sports de Gerland Lyon, USD 259.303):
- Alycia Parks beat Maryna Zanevska: 6-3, 7-6 (4)