Sabalenka to face Kontaveit in Wuhan Open final

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WUHAN, China (AP) Aryna Sabalenka and Anett Kontaveit will play for the Wuhan Open title.

Sabalenka beat Ashleigh Barty 7-6 (2), 6-4 Friday, while Kontaveit defeated Wang Qiang 6-2, 2-1 when the Chinese player retired with a left thigh injury.

"I wanted to hold on game after game, perhaps hoping for a miracle," Wang said. "My physical body couldn't give me a miracle."

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Updated September 28, 2018

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