Top-seeded Barty through to China Open final
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BEIJING (AP) Top-seeded Ashleigh Barty went through to the final of the China Open with a three-set victory over Kiki Bertens on Saturday.

The French Open champion traded breaks of serve in the final set before scraping past her Dutch opponent 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7).

Australian Barty next plays Japan's Naomi Osaka or defending champion Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark.

On the men's side, Karen Khachanov of Russia faces top-seeded Austrian Dominic Thiem, while Germany's second-seeded Alexander Zverev takes on Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas.

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