It is semifinal day at New Haven - and there are two first-time matchups on offer.
WTA Staff
August 25, 2017

STADIUM
Play starts at 12.30pm

[Alt] Nicole MELICHAR (USA) / Anna SMITH (GBR) v Gabriela DABROWSKI (CAN) / XU Yifan (CHN) [4]

[Q] Elise MERTENS (BEL) v Dominika CIBULKOVA (SVK) [2]

Agnieszka RADWANSKA (POL) [1] v Daria GAVRILOVA (AUS)

SPORTMASTER GRANDSTAND
Play starts not before 5pm

Elise MERTENS (BEL) / Kristyna PLISKOVA (CZE) v Ashleigh BARTY (AUS) / Casey DELLACQUA (AUS) [2]

MATCH FACTS

Both semifinals are first-time matchups.

Defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska is the only former New Haven finalist still in contention

21-year-old Mertens is the youngest player still in the draw - and the only one to have won a title this year, in Hobart.

Gavrilova is bidding to win the first WTA title of her career.