Paire, Robredo advance to Swedish Open final
BOSTAD, Sweden (AP) Benoit Paire of France knocked out defending champion Pablo Cuevas of Uruguay 6-4, 6-3 in the Swedish Open semifinals on Saturday.
Paire will chase his first ATP title on Sunday against Tommy Robredo of Spain, who will be trying for his third Bastad title, following victories in 2006 and 2008.
Robredo defeated German teenager Alexander Zverev 6-3, 6-4 in the other semifinal
Zverev led 2-0 in the second set but couldn’t take advantage, missing eight of 10 chances to break Robredo.