Tsitsipas to face Cuevas in Estoril Open final

ESTORIL, Portugal (AP) — Top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas defeated David Goffin 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 to reach the Estoril Open final on Saturday.

Tsitsipas will play for the title against Pablo Cuevas, who beat Alejandro Davidovich Fokina 3-6, 6-2, 6-2.

Tsitsipas broke Goffin’s serve five times to reach the victory in 2 hours, 18 minutes.

“I fought very hard and gave my soul out on the court, which is the biggest pleasure in this sport,” Tsitsipas said.

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It was the 22nd win for Tsitsipas this season, second only to the 25 earned by Daniil Medvedev.

It will be the first final for Cuevas since 2017 in Sao Paulo.

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