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Lisicki through to Memphis final

Sabine Lisicki and Marina Erakovic will meet in the final of the US National Indoor Tennis Championships in Memphis.

Germany's Lisicki, seeded third and ranked number 40 in the world, will start as favourite ahead of New Zealand's Erakovic, who is rated number 71 on the WTA.

Lisicki defeated seventh seed Magdalena Rybarikova 7-5 7-5 to book her place in the showpiece.

Erakovic, who is seeking her first tour title, beat Switzerland's Stefanie Voegele 6-2 6-4.