Bencic downs Cornet in Berlin semi-final
June 19, 2021 08:07 PM
Switzerland's Belinda Bencic ended the charmed run of Alize Cornet to progress to the Berlin WTA grasscourt final on Saturday.
The fifth-seeded Bencic won the semi-final 7-5, 6-4 to set up a meeting Sunday with the winner of the other semi-final between former world number one Victoria Azarenka and qualifier Liudmila Samsonova.
France's Cornet, 63rd in the world, reached the last four after an upset win over former Wimbledon champion Garbine Muguruza.