CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Ons Jabeur continued her strong showing in the season’s opening clay-court tournament with a 2-6, 6-1, 6-4 victory over Amanda Animisova to reach the championship of the Credit One Charleston Open on Saturday.
Jabeur from Tunisia rallied from 3-1 down in the final set to advance. She will face Olympic gold medalist Belinda Bencic of Switzerland in the finals.
Bencic reached her first-ever clay-court final with a 6-4, 6-3 win over Ekaterina Alexandrova of Russia.
Jabeur has won 12 of her past 14 matches in Charleston.
She made the semifinals of this event last season.