World number two Simona Halep came from a set down to defeat Elena Rybakina 3-6 6-3 7-6 (7-5) in a stunning Dubai Tennis Championship final.
Dubai Tennis Championships top seed Simona Halep is into the final where she will face in-form 20-year-old Elena Rybakina.
Simona Halep melangkah aksi final Kejohanan Tenis Dubai apabila mengatasi wakil Amerika Syarikat, Jennifer Brady, 6-2, 6-0.
Dubai Tennis Championships top seed Simona Halep set up a semi-final against Jennifer Brady, while Elena Rybakina will face Petra Martic.
Ons Jabeur pushed Simona Halep all the way, but the two-time grand slam champion was not to be denied a place in the last eight in Dubai.
Simona Halep did not enjoy her day in the sun, falling to Garbine Muguruza in the Australian Open semi-finals on a red-hot Rod Laver Arena.
Two-time grand slam champion Garbine Muguruza will meet Sofia Kenin in Saturday's women's final following Thursday's triumph.
Simona Halep continued her red-hot form at Melbourne Park with a quarter-final demolition of Anett Kontaveit midweek.
Former world number one Simona Halep dismantled 28th seed Anett Kontaveit 6-1 6-1 in just 53 minutes on Rod Laver Arena.
Simona Halep and Garbine Muguruza marched into the last eight on Monday, as Angelique Kerber fell to Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova.