Watch Maria Sakkari move into WTA San Jose tennis final (full video highlights)

The Greek player defeated Danielle Collins 3-6, 7-5, 6-2

At San Jose State University, home of the Spartans, Maria Sakkari, whose dad is from Sparta, appropriately became the first player from Greece to make a WTA final since Eleni Daniilidou at 2008 Hobart. Down a set and a double break, Maria Sakkari completed a dramatic turnaround to defeat Danielle Collins 3-6, 7-5, 6-2 and book a spot in her first WTA final at the Mubadala Silicon Valley Classic. She will face No.5 seed Mihaela Buzarnescu who completed her 34th win of the season to come through to her third career final, the first at Premier-level, beating No.4 seed Elise Mertens 4-6 6-3 6-1 for the first time after three consecutive defeats, in a rematch of the Hobart International final in January.