Top seeded Swiss Belinda Bencic has reached the St. Petersburg Ladies Open tennis final to face Italian Roberta Vinci.

Bencic defeated her Russian opponent Daria Kasatkina 6-4, 6-3 on Saturday, reports Efe.

Vinci, seeded second, defeated Serbian Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 6-4 in an hour and 18 minutes.

World No.16 Vinci, 32 years old, has never played against her 18-year-old Swiss opponent, World No.11.

The Italian player seeks to win her 10th title, while her Swiss rival wants to get her third trophy.