Wozniacki Ousts Makarova to reach final in Seoul

Updated: Sep 23, 2012, 17:16 PM IST

Seoul: World No.11 Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark dispatched Russia`s Ekaterina Makarova to reach the final of the Korea Open tennis here.

Wozniacki, the top seed at the $500,000 tournament, claimed a 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 victory over the eighth-seeded Makarova in almost two and a half hours on Saturday.

In the final, the 22-year-old Wozniacki faces Estonia`s third seed Kaia Kanepi, who beat Varvara Lepchenko of the United States 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in their semi-final.