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It's No. 1 vs. No. 2 in Shipyard Cup final

Saturday's results held true to the seedings at the Shipyard Cup, the $10,000 women's ITF Pro Circuit event at Van Der Meer Shipyard Tennis Resort on Hilton Head Island.

Top-seeded American Alexa Graham took down Makenna Jones 6-4, 6-3 in one semifinal, while second-seeded Ulrikke Eikeri of Norway beat Alexandra Perper 6-1, 6-3 in the other semifinal.

The two top seeds will meet in Sunday's final at 10 a.m. The event is free and open to the public.

In Saturday's doubles final, the second-seeded duo of American Madeleine Kobelt and Russian Nika Kukharchuk beat the unseeded pairing of Americans Alexa Bortles and Lauren Herring, 6-2, 3-6, 10-8.

Saturday's results

Singles

Semifinals

Alexa GRAHAM (USA) (1) def. Makenna JONES (USA) 6-4, 6-3

Ulrikke EIKERI (NOR) (2) def. Alexandra PERPER (MDA) 6-1, 6-3

Doubles

Final

Madeleine KOBELT (USA) (2) / Nika KUKHARCHUK (RUS) def. Alexa BORTLES (USA) / Lauren HERRING (USA) 6-2, 3-6, (10-8)

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