Finalists in Italy are set
After a terrifically entertaining quarterfinals and semifinals day at the Italian International, we now know our finalists.
We will have five different European nations represented and curiously two sibling partnerships in the level doubles, with the Stoeva sisters and Popov brothers playing in the women’s and men’s doubles finals respectively.
Youngest Popov brother, Christo, will also be contending the men’s singles final. Similarly, Russia’s Ekaterina Bolotova will be in two finals, as she will be playing in the mixed doubles and then the women’s doubles tomorrow.
Reigning Olympic champion, Carolina Marin, will be aiming for her second title here in Milan.
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XD – Kim Sa Rang/ Eom Hye Won (5) (KOR) vs Vladimir Ivanov/ Ekaterina Bolotova (RUS)
MS – Christo Popov (FRA) vs Subhanker Dey (2) (IND)
WS – Carolina Marin (1) (ESP) vs Rituparna Das (IND)
WD – Gabriela Stoeva/ Stefani Stoeva (1) (BUL) vs Alina Davletova/ Ekaterina Bolotova (2) (RUS)
MD – Christo Popov/ Toma Junior Popov (FRA) vs Bjarne Geiss/ Jan Colin Volker (8) (GER)
For the full results and fixtures, click here.
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