Riske won 6-0, 6-4 over Kaja Juvan
in the semifinals of Portoroz on Saturday.
Riske reached her first final since 2019 and 10th final overall as she dismantled the home favorite in straight sets. The 31-year-old American had been struggling mightily in 2021 prior to this tournament, with a record of just 4-11. Riske will face unseeded Jasmine Paolini
as she seeks the third title of her career.