Halep dispatches Brady to set up Rybakina final in Dubai
DUBAI - Simona Halep is back in the Dubai final for the first time since 2015 thanks to a convincing 6-2, 6-0 success over Jennifer Brady on Friday.
The Romanian top seed had to grind through two brutal three-setters en route to the semi-finals but enjoyed a routine 62-minute victory against the 52nd-ranked Brady to set up a final showdown with an in-form Elena Rybakina.
Brady was contesting her seventh match in as many days, having battled through three rounds of qualifying before her main draw journey to the semi-finals.
Halep saved the only two break points she faced during the match and broke the Brady serve five times.