Top-seeded Ankita Raina made her second successive final, beating fourth-seeded Shweta Rana 6-4, 6-1, in the semifinals of the $10,000 ITF women’s tennis tournament on grass at the Oudh Gymkhana Club here on Friday.
Ankita, who won the title in Chennai last week, will face the eighth seed Emi Mutaguchi of Japan, who ousted the third-seeded Prarthana Thombare for the loss of just four games.
Emi put herself in line for a double after winning the doubles title with Nidhi Chilumula.
Singles (semifinals): Ankita Raina bt Shweta Rana 6-4, 6-1; Emi Mutaguchi (Jpn) bt Prarthana Thombare 6-3, 6-1.
Doubles (final): Emi Mutaguchi (Jpn) & Nidhi Chilumula bt Natasha Palha & Prarthana Thombare 6-4, 7-6(4).