World number two Aryna Sabalenka is through to the final of the Madrid Open after sweeping aside Maria Sakkari in straight sets on Thursday.
The Belarusian won the Greek 6-4 6-1 to reach her fifth final of the season and second Madrid final.
Sabalenka now awaits the winner of the second semi-final between world number one Iga Swiatek and Veronika Kudermetova, though she is anticipating a final on Saturday against Swiatek to avenge her loss in Stuggart.
"I want to play Swiatek. It's always great battles with her, tough matches and I like to be in a battle," the Australian Open champion told Prime Video afterwards.
"And I want to get this revenge (for her recent final loss to the Pole in Stuttgart).
"It's just a magical season so far, and hopefully I can keep going this way.
"I think one of the keys for today's match was my mental preparation.
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Like in Indian Wells, the World No.2 dominates Maria Sakkari in Madrid semi-final 6-4 6-1 to claim her 5th final of the year in Madrid
"I knew that she [Sakkari] was going to fight for every point and I knew that it was going to be tough.
"Every time she was making these crazy shots I was telling myself 'that's ok, it's semi-finals, it should be like that, just keep fighting'.
"[For now] I'm going to focus on the final, and after the final I'm going to celebrate my birthday [which falls on May 5], and hopefully something else."