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Martic advances to final in Kuala Lumpur

Croatian Petra Martic outlasted seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in Sunday's semifinal match at the Malaysian Open.

Martic, the No. 5 seed, took down Jankovic 6-7 (5-7), 7-5, 7-6 (7-5) in just over three hours.

The match was originally scheduled to take place on Saturday, but rain postponed it until Sunday.

The 21-year-old Martic fired nine aces to secure a spot in her first-ever WTA singles final against Taiwanese qualifier Su-Wei Hsieh.

Martic and Hsieh will meet in the final later Sunday.

This week's champion will earn $37,000.