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Bastad final for Verdasco

2013-07-13 19:32
Fernando Verdasco (Getty Images)
Bastad - Fernando Verdasco and Carlos Berlocq will play each other for the Swedish Open title on Sunday.

Spain's Verdasco, ranked eighth in the clay-court tournament, held off a strong challenge from fifth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov in Saturday's semi-final.

Verdasco came from behind and broke the Bulgarian's serve in the third set to win 7-6 (7/3), 5-7, 7-5.

In the day's second match, Argentina's Berlocq beat Thiemo De Bakker of the Netherlands 7-5, 6-3.

Results from the sixth day of the Swedish Open on Saturday (x denotes seeding):


Carlos Berlocq (ARG) bt Thiemo de Bakker (NED) 7-5, 6-3
Fernando Verdasco (ESP x8) bt Grigor Dimitrov (BUL x5) 7-6 (7/3), 5-7, 7-5


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