The Romanian player, who was 5-2 down in the third set earlier this week against Roberta Vinci, didn't have an easy match today in the final against Kristina Mladenovic but a the end won 7-5 6-7 (5) 6-2, beating the French player for the second time on five matches played.
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She lost to Maria Sharapova in 2014.
The Frenchwoman will take on the reigning champion after overcoming world number nine Kuznetsova 6-4, 7-6 (4) on Friday.
Cuevas is scheduled to play Austria's Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals after claiming a straight sets win over Croatia's Borna Coric.
A lively deciding set ensued, beginning with Mladenovic saving two break points in the opening game, only to struggle to do likewise in the third as Halep earned a vital break.
Simona Halep celebrates her victory in the women's singles semi-final match.
And Halep completely broke Mladenovic's spirit in another epic 14-point game for a 5-2 lead before serving out for the championship to love.
In the top half of the draw Russian eighth seed Svetlana Kuznetsova, who beat China's Qiang Wang 6-4 7-5, will play Canadian Eugenie Bouchard in the quarters after she saw off an injured Angelique Kerber 6-3 5-0 (ret). Could she recover enough to handle all the running she would need to do against Halep?
Mladenovic showing off her deft touch at the net, peppering the drop shots and volleys into her game while the former French Open champion pounced on the short balls and cutting off the angles.
Halep will play Anastasija Sevastova of Latvia, who defeated Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-3. The Romanian is through to her fourth Premier Mandatory final, with three of them taking place in Madrid. "There were times we both had, like, some bad moments because we would try too much to change our natural game".
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