Saturday, October 6, 2012
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga reaches final
BEIJING -- Top-seeded Novak Djokovic beat unseeded Florian Mayer of Germany 6-1, 6-4 Saturday to advance to the final of the China Open.
The Serb will face France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France who was leading 6-1, 4-1 when his opponent Feliciano Lopez retired with a left wrist injury.
In the women's event, top-ranked Victoria Azarenka beat ninth-seeded Marion Bartoli 6-4, 6-2 to set up a final against Maria Sharapova.
Sharapova cruised to a 6-4, 6-0 victory over seventh-seeded Li Na of China in the other semifinal.