Heather Watson and Naomi Broady reach Hong Kong Open women's doubles final

Naomi Broady & Heather Watson

Britain’s Naomi Broady and Heather Watson have reached the Hong Kong Open final after beating Nao Hibino and Aleksandrina Naydenova 6-2 6-1 in the women’s doubles.

It is the first final the pair have reached as a partnership.

They face top seeds Chan Yung-jan and Chan Hao-ching of Chinese Taipei for the title on Sunday.

Watson, 24, was knocked out in the second round of the singles competition by Dane Caroline Wozniacki on Thursday.

Broady, 26, failed to progress past the first round, losing 6-2 6-2 to British top seed Johanna Konta.

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