Soeda, Zverev in Challenger final

FIRST PHOTO: Japan’s Go Soeda returns a shot against Tim Smyczek of the U.S. in the first set of their Maui Challenger semifinal match Saturday at Wailea Tennis Center. Soeda, the defending champion and No. 1 seed in the USTA Pro Circuit Challenger event, beat the fourth-seeded Smyczek 6-3, 6-2.

SECOND PHOTO: Germany’s Mischa Zverev attempts a forehand during the first set of his 7-5, 6-3 win over third-seeded Michael Russell of the U.S. Soeda and the unseeded Zverev will play for the tournament title today at 10 a.m.