Fish moves into Kooyong final with win over Melzer

Mardy Fish beat Austria's Jurgen Melzer 6-2, 4-6, 6-1 on Friday to move into the final of the Kooyong invitational tournament against Australian teenager Bernard Tomic.

Fish has won twice at the exhibition tournament that is a traditional warmup for the Australian Open, which begins Monday at Melbourne Park.

The 19-year-old Tomic, a Wimbledon quarterfinalist last year, beat Frenchman Gael Monfils to reach the final.

Andy Roddick finished the tournament with a 6-3, 6-3 loss to Japan's Kei Nishikori, his second defeat in three matches.

Andy Murray earned a 6-3, 7-6 (8) win over David Nalbandian in a match that wasn't officially part of the tournament.

The No. 4-ranked Murray, who won the Brisbane International last week, has lost the past two Australian Open finals.