Collins finds her way into another final, this time in Strasbourg

Danielle Collins defeated Anhelina Kalinina in straight sets on Friday in Strasbourg. It will be an all-American showdown for the title against Madison Keys.

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Internationaux de Strasbourg •Semi-final • completed
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American Danielle Collins, the No 3 seed, defeated Ukrainian Anhelina Kalinina 7-6 (3), 6-2 to move into the final of the Strasbourg Open at the Tennis Club de Strasbourg on Friday evening.

Collins, ranked No 12, will face fellow American Madison Keys, the No 4 seed, for the title. The 30-year-old’s spring already includes titles in Miami and Charleston, which she won back-to-back.

Ahead of Friday’s victory Collins beat Katerina Siniakova (6-1, 6-2) and Frenchwoman Clara Burel (6-1, 6-3).

Kalinina, ranked No 56, made her run to the Strasbourg semis at the expense of Russian Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova, the No 8 seed (6-3, 3-6, 6-4), French wildcard Fiona Ferro (6-3, 3-6, 6-0) and top seed Marketa Vondrousova (5-7, 6-3, 6-2).

Strasbourg WTA 500, other semi-final result:

  • Madison Keys beat Liudmila Samsonova (5): 6-1, 6-3

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