Four women advanced to the semifinals of the Head/First Federal Women's $10,000 USTA Pro Circuit event on Hilton Head Island Friday.
The event, hosted by the Van der Meer Tennis Center, continues Saturday with doubles finals and singles semifinals.
In the singles bracket, American Caitlin Whoriskey defeated Canada's Sonja Molnar, 6-1, 6-2. Top-seeded Elise Mertens of Belgium topped American Terri Fleming, 6-0, 6-0. Ukrainian Elizaveta Ianchuk beat American Jan Abaza, 6-2, 6-4, and American Caroline Dolehide overcame Bosnian Ema Burgic 6-3, 7-5.
In doubles competition, Molnar and Whoriskey teamed up to defeat Burgic and American Blair Shankle, 6-4, 6-2. Molnar and Whorsikey will face Americans Lauren Albanese and Macall Harkins in Saturday's final. Albanese and Harkins defeated American Anamika Bhargava and Mertens, 2-6, 7-6, (10-5).
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Semifinal play in singles begins at 9 a.m. The doubles final begins at 11 a.m.