Mixed doubles stars Dechapol Puavaranukroh and Sapsiree Taerattanachai will vie for their first title of the year at the BWF Malaysia Masters 2023 in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday.
The second-seeded Thai pair overcame third seeds Seo Seung-Jae and Chae Yu-Jung of South Korea 21-19, 13-21, 21-17 in the semi-finals of the World Tour Super 500 event on Saturday.
They will take on fourth seeds Feng Yanzhe and Huang Dongping in the final after the Chinese duo denied a chance of an all-Thai decider with an easy 21-12, 21-8 victory over Supak Jomkoh and Supissara Paewsampran in just 30 minutes.
Sixth seeds Pearly Tan and Thinaah Muralitharan of Malaysia will battle it out against Koreans Baek Ha-Na and Lee So-Hee in the women's doubles final.
The Malaysians defeated another Korean duo, fifth seeds Jeong Na-Eun and Kim Hye-Jeong 21-19, 23-21 while Baek and Lee upset seventh seeds Mayu Matsumoto and Wakana Nagahara of Japan 21-19, 21-14.
Seventh seed Gregoria Mariska Tunjung of Indonesia booked her berth in the women's singles final after her upset win over sixth seed Pusarla V Sindhu of India 21-14, 21-17.
Tunjung will face Akane Yamaguchi for the title after the Japanese top seed cruised past fourth seed Han Yue of China 21-10, 21-17.
HS Prannoy of India advanced to the men's singles final after his opponent Christian Adinata of Indonesia retired at 17-19 in the first game.
Prannoy will play the winner of the second semi between Lin Chun-yi of Taiwan and Weng Hongyang of China.