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David Ferrer to face Fabio Fognini in Buenos Aires final

Feb. 15, 2014 at 4:38 PM

BUENOS AIRES, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Top seeds David Ferrer and Fabio Fognini will meet for the title Sunday after posting semifinal wins Saturday at the Copa Claro tournament in Buenos Aires.

Two-time defending champion and No. 1 seed Ferrer made the final with a 6-4, 6-2 cruise over fellow Spaniard and 2011 winner Nicolas Almagro at Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club.

Alamgro fell to 0-15 lifetime against Ferrer with the defeat.

The second-seeded Fognini continued his recent clay-court dominance with a comeback win over third-seed Tommy Robredo 3-6, 7-5, 6-3.

The Italian improved to 23-1 on the surface stretching back to the 2013 French Open.

Ferrer owns a 6-0 career record against Fognini.

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