Live blog: Venus and Azarenka through to Dubai final

Victoria Azarenka will face Venus Williams in the final of the Dubai Tennis Championshps.

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The National covered the semi-finals of the women's Dubai Tennis Championship from the Aviation Club today. Today's first semi-final saw Israel's Shahar Peer produce a gutsy performance before being overpowered by the American Venus Williams in the heat of the day. The evening match saw the fourth seed Victoria Azarenka beat the Pole Agnieszka Radwanska. See how the matches unfolded below. And join us for the final from 6pm on February 20.