Samantha & Sarah In Philadelphia Semi

15 Jan 06

Mexico's Samantha Teran and England's Sarah Kippax will meet in the final of the Women's Liberty Bell Open after coming through four-game semi-finals in Philadelphia, USA.

Teran, the top seed from Mexico City, claimed a place in her sixth WISPA World Tour final when she beat England's Georgina Stoker, the fifth seed from Merseyside, 5-9 9-3 9-6 9-1 in one hour.

Sarah Kippax, the second seed, also had to fight back from a game down to overcome her opponent. The 22-year-old from Chester battled for 85 minutes to beat India's sixth seed Joshna Chinappa 7-9 10-8 10-8 9-2 to reach the second WISPA final of her career.

Semi-finals:
[1] Samantha Teran (MEX) bt [5] Georgina Stoker (ENG) 5-9, 9-3, 9-6, 9-1 (60m)
[2] Sarah Kippax (ENG) bt [6] Joshna Chinappa (IND) 7-9, 10-8, 10-8, 9-2 (85m)