Elena Rybakina defeated top-ranked Iga Swiatek 6-3, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the Porsche Grand Prix final and end Swiatek's hopes of a third consecutive title on Saturday. Rybakina, the world No. 4, hit 10 aces and saved 11 of the 13 break points she faced to win the first semifinal at the clay-court tournament in 2 hours, 49 minutes. Casper Ruud Advances to Barcelona Open 2024 Semifinals After Beating Matteo Arnaldi in Straight Sets.

It's Rybakina's fourth win in six meetings with Swiatek. The Pole was bidding to become the first three-time champion in Stuttgart since Maria Sharapova from 2012-14. Rybakina awaits Ukraine's Marta Kostyuk or Wimbledon champion Marketa Vondrousova from the second semi-final. The final is on Sunday. 

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