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Maryna Zanevska’s road to the BNP Paribas Poland Open final resembles a mountain climb. At first the path was smooth – like her first round match where she only lost two games. Three in the second don’t suggest much effort either. Five games lost in the quarterfinal prove that the road is slowly becoming tougher. On Saturday the player from Belgium has almost reach the top of the hill. She defeated Kateryna Kozlova 6:2, 4:6, 6:3 in the semifinal and admitted in a post-match interview that the realisation of her biggest success yet being right around the corner was heavy on her mind.

On Sunday at 5 p.m. Zanevska will meet Kristina Kucova in the final. Whoever wins, will leave Gdynia with her first WTA title.

Earlier, at 12:30, doubles players will enter the court. Katarzyna Piter will be a part of the final match. Therefore, there will be a Polish player in the last day of the first edition of BNP Paribas Poland Open. Out of four finalists only Anna Danilina from Kazachstan hasn’t triumphed in the main tour yet. Her partner, Lidziya Marozava from Belarus, has one title. Just like Katarzyna Piter, who won in Palermo eight years ago. The player with the most titles is Kateryna Bondarenko. The Ukrainian won four WTA doubles tournaments, including Australian Open 2008.

An exciting day is ahead of us and Polish fans will surely support the only Polish player left in the event – Katarzyna Piter.

Results – Saturday, Jul 24
QF – K. Kozlova (UKR) d. K. Kawa (POL) 57 75 61
SF – M. Zanevska (BEL) d. K. Kozlova (UKR) 62 46 63
SF – K. Kucova (SVK) d. T. Korpatsch (GER) 60 63

Schedule – Sunday, Jul 25

CENTRE COURT starts at 12:30 PM
[3] A. Danilina (KAZ) / L. Marozava (BLR) vs [4] K. Bondarenko (UKR) / K. Piter (POL)
NB 5:00 PM M. Zanevska (BEL) vs K. Kucova (SVK)