Seppi, Bellucci reach Kremlin Cup finals

Oct. 20, 2012 at 3:34 PM
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MOSCOW, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Second-seeded Andreas Seppi of Italy and No. 4 seed Brazilian Thomaz Bellucci won Saturday to advance to the finals of the Kremlin Cup in Moscow.

Seppi routed Malek Jaziri of Tunisia 6-3, 6-1 in 80 minutes to make it to his second championship of the year.

Seppi won 23-of-33 first-serve points and 5-of-12 break points. Jaziri committed five double faults and was 10-of-32 in second-serve points.

Bellucci had a tougher time in his semifinal match against Ivo Karlovic, but came away with a 6-7 (5-7), 6-4, 6-4 win. Bellucci won both of only two service breaks in the 2 1/2-hour match.

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