The 30-year-old Linette beat Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 7-5 on Wednesday, adding the former No. 1 to the list of top players she has beaten at Melbourne Park during this tournament.
Simona Halep, 15th seeded, won the tournament in Montreal in 2016 and 2018. She will play Beatriz Haddad Maia in the final.
Two-time champion Petra Kvitova defeated Ana Bogdan 6-1, 7-6 (5) in their Wimbledon 2022 second round match.
Frances Tiafoe managed the tricky task of following up the biggest win of his career, against Rafael Nadal in the fourth round, with a win over Andrey Rublev.
Daniil Medvedev stayed atop the men's rankings after not being allowed to compete at Wimbledon.
The Indo-Dutch pair of Rohan Bopanna and Matwe Middelkoop defeated Andrey Golubev and Fabrice Martin in straight sets to enter the next round in French Open 2022.
23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams had already hinted that she will be retiring from tennis after the US Open.
No. 1 Aryna Sabalenka, No. 3 seed Anett Kontaveit, No. 6 Karolina Pliskova, No. 11 Emma Raducanu, No. 15 Elina Svitolina, No. 18 Leylah Fernandez, etc. - all gone.
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