Aryna Sabalenka has booked her spot in the Connecticut Open final with victory over Julia Goerges as she closes in on her first WTA tour crown.
Julia Goerges claimed having an aggressive attitude was key to beating Ekaterina Makarova 6-4 6-2 at the Connecticut Open as the No.
Three-time champion Petra Kvitova defeated former winner Agnieszka Radwanska 6-1 7-6 to advance to the second round of the Connecticut Open.
World number one Simona Halep has withdrawn from the Connecticut Open due to injury.
Kiki Bertens saved championship point before defeating world number one Simona Halep to win the Cincinnati Masters.