Second-seeded Yanina Wickmayer of Belgium beat unseeded Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 7-6 (3), 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the final of the Gastein Ladies.

She will face Alize Cornet of France, who beat Ksenia Pervak of Kazakhstan 6-2, 6-2.

The third-seeded Pervak, who also lost in the semifinals last year, dropped all of her eight service games.

Cornet is seeded seventh and is looking for her second career WTA title after winning in Budapest four years ago.

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