ATP Claro Open: Ivo Karlovic to meet home hope Alejandro Falla in the final
Ivo Karlovic upset Kevin Anderson to set up a showdown against home hope Alejandro Falla at the Claro Open in Colombia.
Last Updated: 21/07/13 7:49pm
Karlovic has yet to be been broken in the tournament, and that continued as he fired down another 22 aces against his 23rd-ranked opponent from South Africa.
The 34-year-old broke once in the opening set and once in the deciding set to seal the win, with Anderson taking the second on a tie-break.
Karlovic, ranked 155th in the world, has not been in a final for more than three years and only recently returned to action after a bout of viral meningitis.
In his way will by world No 122 Falla - and the home support - after the Colombian came from behind to dispatch Canada's Vasek Pospisil 6-7 (4) 6-3 6-4.
It will be Falla's first Tour final and only his second meeting with Karlovic. Falla won in five sets when the pair met at the French Open in 2008.