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Italian Cecchinato meets Argentinian Pella in the final of ATP Umag, French-Italian final battle in Bastad

The Italian Marco Cecchinato (ATP-27) Saturday in the Croatian Umag (501.345 euro) for the second time in his career, placed for the final of an ATP tournament.

Cecchinato took in his semi-final with a 6-2 and 6-1 the size of the Argentine qualifier Marco Trungelliti (ATP-188). The 25-year-old Italian was 1 hour and 6 minutes on the gravel track.

In the second ATP final of his career takes the gravelspecialist against the Argentine Guido Pella (ATP-72), in which the Dutch sixth seed Robin Haase (ATP-38) in three sets vloerde. In april recorded Cecchinato in Budapest, his first and only victory on the ATP circuit.

The Italian surprised at Roland-Garros then David Goffin (ATP-11) and Novak Djokovic (ATP-10) to be correct. The semi-finals were eventually the terminus.

Gasquet and Fognini qualify for final of ATP Bastad

The Frenchman Richard Gasquet (ATP-29) Saturday for the final of the ATP tournament in sweden’s Bastad (clay/501.345 euro).

The 32-year-old Gasquet, the fourth seed in Bastad, took in two sets, the size of the Swiss ‘lucky loser’ Henri Laaksonen (ATP-148). After 1 hour and 12 minutes were the 6-2 and 6-3 match results on the scoreboard.

The Frenchman can Sunday his sixteenth ATP title of his career, book, his second of the season after his victory in ‘s-Hertogenbosch in June. In the final take Gasquet against the Italian Fabio Fognini (ATP-15), that the Spaniard Fernando Verdasco (ATP-33) in three sets knocked out in the semi-final battle.

Gasquet and third seed Fognini were in the past three times against each other. The Frenchman leads in the mutual confrontations with 2-1.

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