Posted: Saturday October 6, 2012 10:11 AM

Djokovic to face Tsonga in China Open final

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BEIJING (AP) - Top-seeded Novak Djokovic beat unseeded Florian Mayer of Germany 6-1, 6-4 Saturday to advance to the final of the China Open.

The Serb will face France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France who was leading 6-1, 4-1 when his opponent Feliciano Lopez retired with a left wrist injury.

In the women's event, top-ranked Victoria Azarenka beat ninth-seeded Marion Bartoli 6-4, 6-2 to set up a final against Maria Sharapova.

Sharapova cruised to a 6-4, 6-0 victory over seventh-seeded Li Na of China in the other semifinal.

 
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