China set up a gold-medal clash with defending champions Japan at the International Basketball Association (FIBA) Asia Cup in Bangalore.
The Chinese side got past South Korea 80-52 in their semi-final at the Kanteerava Indoor Stadium.
Han Xu and Yang Liwei scored 17 and 16 points for the winners respectively.
They are now set to face a tough challenge against Japan, who overcame Australia 76-64 to knock the 2017 silver medallists out of the tournament.
Maki Takada impressed with 22 points, while Yuki Miyazawa recorded 19 points and 15 rebounds.
Japan are aiming for their fourth consecutive title, having defeated China in the 2015 gold-medal match 85-50, the largest margin of victory in a women’s Asia Cup final.
New Zealand secured fifth place following a 71-56 win against Chinese Taipei, with Micaela Cocks managing 18 points for the former.
The tournament is due to conclude tomorrow with the final and bronze-medal match between Australia and South Korea.