Lacko, Youzhny advance to Zagreb final

Feb. 4, 2012 at 4:34 PM

ZAGREB, Croatia, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Lukas Lacko and Mikhail Youzhny will face off for the Zagreb Indoors tennis tournament championship after both won semifinal match-ups Saturday.

Lacko advanced to Sunday's final with a 7-5, 7-6 (7-3) win over sixth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus. It will be Lacko's first career ATP final.


Youzhny, meanwhile, grabbed the other finals slot with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Germany's Michael Berrer.

Berrer was denied in his bid to make a second straight finals appearance at the Zagreb event.

Russia's Youzhny, meanwhile, earned his 18th career final and will be seeking his eighth title.

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