Caroline Wozniacki overcomes Angelique Kerber to move into Eastbourne final

Caroline Wozniacki: Ready for WTA Finals

Top seed Caroline Wozniacki will contest her third Eastbourne final after saving a match point to edge past Angelique Kerber.

Wozniacki, who won the tournament’s in 2009 before finishing runner-up 12 months ago, had to dig deep to earn her 2-6 7-6 (7/4) 6-4 victory.

The world number two will face Belarusian Aryna Sabalenka, who reached her third WTA Tour final by overcoming Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3 1-6 6-3.

“That was very tough,” Wozniacki told the WTA’s official website.

“I was down match point and I think I got a little lucky hitting both lines, and then I somehow managed to get through.

“I always have tough matches against Angie, and I knew it wasn’t going to be an easy one.”