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Kuznetsova faces Dementieva in final of Dubai Championships

Kuznetsova faces Dementieva in final of Dubai Championships

Second-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova will play eighth-seeded Elena Dementieva in the final of the Dubai Championships.
Kuznetsova beat fourth-seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia 5-7, 6-4, 6-4. The Russian is looking for her 10th career WTA Tour title, and her first of the year.
Dementieva lost the first set against Italy's Francesa Schiavone but the Russian came back strongly to win 5-7, 7-5, 6-2.