Stefanie Voegele finally makes WTA event final at ninth attempt

Stefanie Voegele will contest her first WTA final after beating Rebecca Peterson in the Mexico Open semi-final.

The Swiss player, currently ranked 183 in the world, closed out a 6-4 7-6 win over her Swedish adversary to win her first career semi-final at the ninth attempt.

“It was a tough match for me, but I’m very happy that I won and I’m looking forward to play again here tomorrow,” Voegele told after the match.

Voegele will now play the number seven seed and defending champion Lesia Tsurenko in Saturday’s final after she overcame Daria Gavrilova in straight sets.