Groth, Mattek-Sands in Hobart final

Bethanie Mattek-Sands of the United States will play Jarmila Groth of Australia in the final of the Hobart International.

The sixth-seeded Groth beat fifth-seeded Klara Zakapalova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-2 in the semifinals Friday, while Mattek-Sands defeated Peng Shuai of China 4-6, 6-1, 6-1.

The tournament is a tune up for the Australian Open.