Top seed Nishikori to meet Dolgopolov in Buenos Aires final

Kei Nishikori of Japan eyes the ball during a tennis match at the ATP Argentina Open against Carlos Berlocq, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Agustin Marcarian)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Top-seeded Kei Nishikori disappointed home fans and beat local wild card Carlos Berlocq 4-6, 6-2, 6-3 to reach the Argentina Open final on Saturday.

Nishikori will face Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine in the final after he defeated fourth-seeded Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain 7-5, 6-2.

Nishikori has won 11 ATP titles. He has a 5-0 record against Dolgopolov, without dropping a set.

Dolgopolov seeks his third title, and first in five years.