Hercog and Johansson into final
Polona Hercog cruised into the Sony Swedish Open final
Defending champion Polona Hercog will face France's Mathilde Johansson in the Sony Swedish Open final.
The 21-year-old comfortably overcame Germany's Mona Barthel in Bastad, with the Slovenian romping to a 6-1 6-3 victory.
Hercog beat Sweden's Johanna Larsson in last year's final and now faces Swedish-born French player Johansson.
The 27-year-old progressed to the final in straight sets, beating Larsson 6-4 6-4.
It will be Johansson's second career title match, having finished runner-up at Bogota last year.