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Agut faces Del Potro

Friday, January 12, 2018

FORMER champions Juan Martin del Potro and Roberto Bautista Agut will meet Saturday in the final of the ATP Tour’s ASB Classic.

Second-seeded del Potro, champion in 2009, beat four-time champion and eight-time semifinalist David Ferrer 6-4, 6-4 in just under two hours Friday while Bautista Agut, the 2016 champion, defeated Robin Haase 6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 7-6 (5) in a three-hour marathon.

Del Potro’s form in Auckland this week has been outstanding and he has shown no signs of a wrist injury which has dogged his career.

“It’s never easy against David because he runs a lot and he’s a fighter,” del Potro said. (RSC)

Published in the SunStar Cebu newspaper on January 13, 2018.

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