In a Brisbane International quarterfinal match that lasted two hours and twenty minutes, wild card Justine Henin emerged the winner against Melinda Czink, who saved five match points. Henin defeated Czink 6-2, 3-6, 7-6, holding on to an early mini-break in the tiebreak.
Kim Clijsters also won her quarterfinal match, defeating Lucie Safarova 6-1, 0-6, 6-4. Ana Ivanovic defeated Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-2, 7-6, and Andrea Petkovic upset 4th seed Daniela Hantuchova 6-4, 6-2.
In the semifinals, Henin will play Ivanovic, and Clijsters will play Petkovic.