Mercedes Cup: Fabio Fognini reaches final
Fabio Fognini closed on his first ATP title with victory over Roberto Bautista Agut to reach the Mercedes Cup final.
Last Updated: 13/07/13 5:09pm
The Italian, who shocked top seed Tommy Haas in the previous round, prevailed 6-1 6-3 against the Spaniard to advance to the third final of his career and the first this season.
He is the second Italian to reach the final of the clay-court tournament since Andrea Gaudenzi in 1994.
In Sunday's showpiece he will play second seed Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany, who saw off Romania's Victor Hanescu 6-3 6-3.