Bencic beats Wozniacki in Tokyo

Swiss eighth seed Belinda Bencic beat top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki in the semifinals of the Toray Pan Pacific Open on Saturday afternoon in Tokyo.

Bencic won 6-2, 6-4 in one hour and 21 minutes for her fourth straight victory over the Dane and will now face Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland in Sunday’s final.

The Swiss was just too good on the day with her aggressive play plus being very consistent in her all round game.

When it mattered she made it count by winning the big points, converting on four of her 10 break point opportunities in the match, while Wozniacki converted on just one of four chances.

"It's amazing to be in the final," Bencic said in her on-court interview after the match.

"The first time I played here was two years ago, and it was a huge tournament for me. It's really just beautiful here, so to make the final here is really exciting. I'm feeling very good right now."

In the second semi-final, Poland's seventh seed Agnieszka Radwanska cruised past Dominika Cibulkova of Slovakia in straight sets 6-4, 6-1 in one hour, 13 minutes and will now face Bencic next.

Radwanska was just far too consistent for Cibulkova, who just did not look like the same player that beat second seed Anna Ivanovic of Serbia in straight sets on Friday.