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Garcia wins all-French matchup to reach Strasbourg semifinal

International BNL d'Italia - Day Three

ROME, ITALY - MAY 14: Caroline Garcia of France hits a forehand to Kristina Mladenovic of France during their first round match during day three of the International BNL d’Italia at Foro Italico on May 14, 2019 in Rome, Italy. (Photo by Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

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STRASBOURG, France (AP) Fourth-seeded Caroline Garcia won an all-French matchup against Chloe Paquet to reach the final of the Internationaux de Strasbourg tournament on Friday.

Garcia won 6-3, 6-4 and will battle for the title with No. 6 seed Dayana Yastremska of Ukraine.

The 2016 champion hit 11 aces and did not face a break point as she stayed unbeaten in three matches against Paquet.

Yastremska upset second-seeded Aryna Sabalenka 6-4, 6-4.