2024 Dubai

Key moments as Paolini saves six set points vs. Cirstea in Dubai semis

Jasmine Paolini saved six set points in the second set to defeat Sorana Cirstea for the third time in three meetings in the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships semifinals. Paolini advanced to her first WTA 1000 final (and fifth overall), and sealed her Top 20 debut with the win.