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Canadian Leylah Fernandez reaches Australian Open's junior girls' final

January 24, 2019 - 11:12 PM

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.

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