India's Harinder Pal Sandhu is one step away from winning his fourth title as he defeated Piedro Schweertman of the Netherlands to reach the final of the Victorian Open at Melbourne on Saturday.

The third-seed Sandhu beat second-seed Piedro 11-5, 11-8, 11-8 in the semi-final. Sandhu, who has been in good touch, has not dropped a game en route to the final where he will now meet the top seed Rex Hedrick of Australia.