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Top-seeded Ferrer and Wawrinka reach Portugal Open finals

May 4, 2013 at 2:35 PM   |   Comments

OEIRAS, Portugal, May 4 (UPI) -- Top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain reached the finals of the Portugal Open with a 6-1, 6-4 semifinal victory Saturday over Andreas Seppi of Italy.

Ferrer will square off in Sunday's championship match against No. 2 seed Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland, who needed three sets to top Spanish qualifier Pablo Carreno-Busta.

Ferrer needed 68 minutes to get past Seppi. He converted four of eight break-point chances to reach his fifth finals of the year.

Wawrinka scored 10 aces against Carreno-Busta and broke serve three times.

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