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Posted on: Saturday, May 8, 2010

Tennis: Cilic to play Youzhny in final in Munich


Associated Press

MUNICH Top-seeded Marin Cilic of Croatia will play second-seeded Mikhail Youzhny of Russia in the final of the BMW Open.

Cilic rallied to overcome fifth-seeded Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 in Saturday's semifinals and is one win away from his third title of the year.

Youzhny beat Philipp Petzschner of Germany 7-5, 7-6 (5) to advance to his second straight BMW Open final.

Youzhny was also a finalist in 2007. He is looking for his first title of the season after reaching finals in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and Dubai.

Cilic won titles in Chennai, India and in Zagreb.