World No 5 Garbine Muguruza has become the first Spanish woman to make the WTA Finals since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario finished as runner-up in 1993. She beat fellow Spaniard Paula Badosa in straight sets in the semi-finals in Guadalajara, Mexico and will face either Anett Kontaveit or Maria Sakkari in the final.
Garbine Muguruza produced a fine performance to beat fellow Spaniard Paula Badosa and reach the final of the WTA Finals.
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In their first meeting on tour, Muguruza proved too strong for Badosa as she won 6-3 6-3 in 86 minutes.
She will face either Anett Kontaveit or Maria Sakkari in the final on Wednesday.
Muguruza is the first Spanish woman to make the WTA Finals since Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario finished as runner-up in 1993. She will be bidding to become the first Spanish winner of the title.
Muguruza made a positive start as she broke in the third game of the match to move 2-1 ahead.
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Badosa got on the board in the next game but there was no let up from Muguruza as she clinched her spot in the final.