Wozniacki, Mladenovic to play for Hong Kong Open title
ABS-CBN Sports on Oct 15, 2016 09:53 PM
Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot to Jelena Jankovic of Serbia during the semi-final match at the Hong Kong Open tennis tournament in Hong Kong, Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)HONG KONG (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki reached her second final in the past month, defeating Jelena Jankovic 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday to advance to the title match at the Hong Kong Open.
Wozniacki's late-season resurgence has seen her reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open, win the Pan Pacific Open in Tokyo, and now reach the Hong Kong final.
The former No. 1 had a 13-14 record for the season before the U.S. Open; she's 14-3 since then.
She'll play Kristina Mladenovic in the final after the Frenchwoman defeated eighth-seeded Daria Gavrilova of Australia 7-5, 6-3.
Mladenovic is aiming for her first title. She's 0-2 in career finals.