ATP Tour

Cuevas reaches Bastad final

2014-07-12 20:34
Pablo Cuevas (Getty Images)

Bastad - Pablo Cuevas has advanced to the Swedish Open final by defeating Fernando Verdasco of Spain 7-6 (6), 6-3 on Saturday.

The 28-year-old Uruguayan, who has fought a serious knee injury for the past three years, trailed 5-1 in the tie-breaker before rallying to take the first set at the Bastad Tennis Stadium.

Cuevas will play his first ATP final on Sunday against the fifth-seeded Joao Sousa.

The Portuguese beat defending champion Carlos Berlocq of Argentina 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the other semi-final.

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