MELBOURNE, Australia — Canadian teenager Leylah Fernandez has earned herself a spot in the final of the Australian Open's junior girls' tournament.
The 16-year-old from Montreal downed Anastasia Tikhonova of Russia 6-1, 6-3 in Friday's semifinal.
The match needed just one hour and seven minutes.
Fernandez, seeded fourth in the junior tournament, has won five straight matches to reach the final.
She'll face top-seeded Clara Tauson of Denmark in the final.
The Canadian Press