The first final between players from Belarus on the WTA Tour lasted just 68 minutes, Aryna Sabalenka losing just four games.
Victoria Azarenka has won 21 of her 39 career finals so far, and she starts as favourite for the Ostrava Open title match.
Victoria Azarenka picked apart Elise Mertens' game at the US Open last month and repeated the treatment on Friday at the Ostrava Open.
Unseeded Greek Maria Sakkari hit 32 winners in a straight-sets defeat of Elina Svitolina in the Ostrava Open.
Victoria Azarenka and Coco Gauff are out of the French Open, while there was bad blood between Kiki Bertens and Sara Errani in Paris.
The cold weather in Paris was an issue for Victoria Azarenka but nothing could spoil Simona Halep's birthday celebrations.
Dominic Thiem and Serena Williams have potentially testing routes to the French Open final after Thursday's draw.
Simona Halep was on court for just 47 minutes on Saturday so will be feeling fresh when she faces Garbine Muguruza in the Rome semi-finals.
Karolina Pliskova and Simona Halep avoided upsets at the Internazionali d'Italia, as Garbine Muguruza swept Johanna Konta aside.
It was a day to forget at the Internazionali d'Italia for Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin, as she lost without winning a game.