Top seed Jabeur to face Bencic in Berlin final
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After grinding out a win when the first set went to a tie breaker, Jabeur kept the Gauff under pressure, breaking Gauff three times in the second set before converting her second match point.
In her earlier semi-final Bencic came from behind against Maria Sakkari, a match which lasted over three hours in scorching temperatures.
Bencic rallied from losing the hard-fought first set, which lasted 76 minutes, to secure a 6-7 (6/8), 6-4, 6-4 win in temperatures of around 33 degrees Celsius (91 degrees Fahrenheit) in the shade.