|Lucie Safarova high-fives partner Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova after their doubles win|
In the other doubles semifinal, Anabel Medina Garrigues and Yaroslava Shvedova defeated Natalie Grandin and Vladimira Uhlirova 6-1, 6-3.
Safarova and Pavlyuchenkova received a wild card into the tournament. In singles, Safarova is seeded 9th. She will play 5th seed Serena Williams for the 2012 championship.
Last year, Elena Vesnina of Russia also made it to both finals in Charleston. Vesnina lost the singles final, but--with partner Sania Mirza--won the doubles championship.
|Safarova prepares to hit autographed balls into the stands|