Elena Baltacha: Briton into Nottingham Challenge final

Elena Baltacha

Elena Baltacha reached the final of the ITF Nottingham Challenge with a 6-0 6-4 win over Italian Nastassja Burnett.

The 29-year-old Scot, who had 12 break-point opportunities in the match, will play Slovenia's seventh seed Tadeja Majeric in Sunday's climax.

"I played a very, very good first set," said the former British number one.

"The second set was much tighter, but I managed to break at the end. I don't know much about my final opponent - I'm going in a little blind."

This will be Baltacha's third Nottingham final and will be aiming for a repeat of her 2011 triumph.

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