Final :  Milou van der Heijden (Ned) 3-0  Emilia Soini (Fin) 11/6 11/9 11/9 (27m)
Milou van der Heijden from the Netherlands is the new Finnish Open champion. Milou beat the Finnish National champion Emilia Soini in three straight games in the 30th edition of the Finnish Open in Mikkeli.
Semis : Soini to face top seed in Mikkeli final
Emilia Soini, Finnish Champion and 4th seed in the finnish Open reached the third tour final of her career by beating England’s 2nd seed Lucy Turmel in a tightly fought battle in the Mikkeli semifinals.
Soini will meet top seed Milou van der Heijden from the Netherlands in the final. Van der Heiden put an end to ”giantkiller” Ambre Allinckx’s campaign to win the Finnish title in three even games
Quarters : Finnish hopes alive, just!
The last Finn in the draw 4th seed Emilia Soini kept the home crowd’s hopes alive be beating 8th seed Alice Green from England in an exciting five game battle by 11/9 in the fifth.
Switzerland’s Ambre Allinckx continued to upset the seeds now by beating 3rd seed Enora Villard from France. Top seeds Milou van der Heijden (Ned) and Lucy Turmel (Eng) reached the semifinals in four games.
Quarters decided in Mikkeli
The 30th edition of the Savcor Finnish Open in Mikkeli Finland is this year again a women’s event as it was when the event started in 1990.
The two first rounds saw only one upset when Switzerland’s 9-16 seeded Ambre Allinckx beat 7th seed Anna Kimberley from England in four games.
The only Finnish player who survived was 4th seed Finnish Champion Emilia Soini who beat England’s Katie Wells in three straight games.
Preview : Milou top seed in Mikkeli
The Savcor Finnish Open tends to alternate between Men’s and Women’s events, with the 2020 edition being a Women’s $12k challenger.
Top seed is the Netherlands’ Milou van der Heijden, with England’s Lucy Turmel at number two and Emilia Soini carrying home hopes at fourth seed.