Ashleigh Barty is the final obstacle standing in the way of a tired but in-form Naomi Osaka at the China Open.
Ashleigh Barty and Naomi Osaka were victorious against Kiki Bertens and Caroline Wozniacki in their respective China Open last-four matches.
Bianca Andreescu's winning streak was finally ended by Naomi Osaka, who was keen to send a message at the China Open.
Naomi Osaka will take on Bianca Andreescu for a place in the semi-finals of the China Open.
Bianca Andreescu and Ashleigh Barty both won at the China Open, though neither progressed in routine fashion on Wednesday.
A seamless return to action saw Bianca Andreescu claim a 14th straight win in China, but Simona Halep was dumped out.
Injured at the Wuhan Open, Ashleigh Barty is hopeful there will be no after-effects as she returns to the court at the China Open.
Karolina Pliskova was the first major casualty of the China Open, but fellow seeds Kiki Bertens and Belinda Bencic secured safe passage.
Alison Riske's run to the final of the Wuhan Open ended in defeat as Aryna Sabalenka won the title for a second straight year.
Aryna Sabalenka lies in wait in the Wuhan Open final for Alison Riske, who fought back past Petra Kvitova in Friday's last-four contest.