Stuttgart :Justine Henin beat Shahar Peer of Israel 6-3, 6-2 at the Porsche Grand Prix to advance to her third final in five tournaments since her comeback in January from retirement.
Peer got no presents for her 23rd birthday on Saturday from the former No. 1 in the world, who is looking for her first title of the year.
Henin was runner-up in Brisbane and at the Australian Open in January, her first two tournaments after returning from 18 months in retirement. The Belgian won the Stuttgart event in 2007 and was a wild-card entry this year.