By storming in the Tianjin Open closing with a straight-sets victory over Veronika Kudermetova, heather Watson continued her impressive form.
The British No two revealed no signs of nerves in her first WTA Tour semi-final in over a calendar year, winning 6-1 6-4 in 1 hour and 14 minutes.
After the Swede beat Ons Jabeur having also pulled off victories over Magda Linette and seed Wang Qiang Watson will face Rebecca Peterson at the final.
Next week, the 27-year-old, who will return into the top 100, needed just to get past Linette in the past eight to Friday.
But there wasnt any fatigue on display as she raced through the first set as Kudermetova fought with her own serve, breaking twice.
Watson moved in the second set and, she got the job done to attain her fourth career WTA final despite seeing two match points go begging.
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