Karolína Plíšková wins through to Birmingham final


Karolína Plíšková has the chance to win her first singles title on grass at the Birmingham Open. She won through to the finals beating French opponent Kristina Mladenovic 6:2, 7:6. Mladenovic had three set balls on the second set tie break but Plíšková survived and won the tiebreak with her first matchball 8:6. She will face the winner of the all German tie between Angelique Kerber and Sabine Lisicki in the other semi-final.