Radwanska smashes Kvitova in New Haven SF

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Top-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska breezed through her Connecticut Open semi-final on Friday, routing two-time defending champion Petra Kvitova 6-1 6-1.

Radwanska, who will be seeded fourth next week in the US Open, was never challenged.

The Polish star won the first five games of the first set and the first four in the second against her Czech opponent.

The 27-year-old will be looking for her second title of the year after winning the Shenzhen Open in China in January.

She will face rising Ukrainian star Elina Svitolina in the final.

The world No.23 Svitolina beat Sweden’s Johanna Larsson 6-4 6-2.

Svitolina, who beat Serena Williams at the Rio Olympics is 4-0 in career finals.