Zhuhai – Germany's Julia Goerges hammered Anastasija Sevastova at the WTA Elite Trophy on Saturday to book her spot in the final.
Goerges, seventh seed, took down the Latvian in straight sets 6-3, 6-3 in the semi finals at the Hengqin International Tennis Center in Zhuhai.
The 29-year-old, making her debut in the tournament, is set to finish the year in the top 20 of the WTA rankings for the first time since 2012.
Result from the fifth day of the WTA Elite Trophy tournament in Zhuhai, China, on Saturday (x denotes seeding):
Julia Goerges (GER x7) bt Anastasija Sevastova (LAT x5) 6-3, 6-3