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Mahut tops Malisse in Holland

2013-06-21 19:30
Nicolas Mahut (AFP)
The Hague - Nicolas Mahut defeated fellow veteran Xavier Malisse 6-3, 6-3 on Friday to reach the 's-Hertogenbosch grasscourt final on Friday.

Mahut, now ranked at 240 in the world after a lengthy battle with a knee injury, will take on Swiss second seed Stanislas Wawrinka for the title on Saturday at the Wimbledon warm-up event.

Wawrinka defeated Spain's Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, 6-1, 6-4 in his semi-final.

In the women's final, Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens will face Simona Halep of Romania.

Flipkens defeated Spain's Garbine Muguruza, 6-3, 6-1 while Halep eased past another Spaniard, Carla Suarez Navarro, 6-3, 6-2 in her semi-final.

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