Samsung Open: Elise Mertens to face Aryna Sabalenka in the final

Belgium's Elise Mertens is the current world No.20. KARIM SAHIB/AFP/Getty Images

Elise Mertens will take on Aryna Sabalenka in the final of the Samsung Open after both emerged victorious on Saturday.

Mertens advanced to the final with a 6-1 4-6 6-4 victory over tough competitor Vera Lapko.

Mertens, who is currently world No.20, beat Mona Barthel 6-4 5-7 7-6 in the quarterfinal to set up the final-four clash with the Belarusian. She will now play Sabalenka in Sunday's final.

Lapko was victorious in her own quarterfinal earlier on in the day, eliminating Kirsten Flipkens after a 6-4 7-6(4) victory.

Sabalenka advanced to the semifinal stage after beating Camila Giorgio 6-3 6-0.

She then continued her dominate performance in her semifinal after a 6-4 6-2 win over Stefanie Voegele to secure a final berth.

Voegele beat Tamara Korpatsch 6-3 6-3 beforehand to secure her spot in the last four.