Tokyo Open: Zheng moves into final

Chinese Qinwen Zheng moved into the final of the Tokyo Open by edging out Russian Veronika Kudermetova, the No 4 seed, 5-7, 6-3, 7-6 (3) at the Ariake Coliseum and Ariake Tennis Forest Park on Saturday night. Zheng, ranked No 36, will play Russian Liudmila Samsonova next. Ahead of her victory, the 19-year-old Chinese won against Japanese Misaki Doi (6-2, 6-4), Spaniard Paula Bados