Klizan, Gimeno-Traver reach Casablanca final
Casablanca, Morocco (SportsNetwork.com) - No. 2 seed Martin Klizan rallied to beat Damir Dzumhur in three sets Saturday to reach the final of the Grand Prix Hassan II tennis event.
Klizan broke Dzumhur's serve three times in the third set on the way to a 4-6, 6-4, 6-0 win on the clay courts at Complexe Al Amal.
His opponent in Sunday's final will be Daniel Gimeno-Traver, who came back to upset No. 3 seed Jiri Vesely 6-7 (3-7), 6-4, 6-4 in 2 1/2 hours in the first semifinal match Saturday.
Gimeno-Traver reached his first ATP final.
Klizan, who will be going for his third career win, beat Gimeno-Traver in February's Ecuador Open Quito in their only other meeting.
Sunday's champion will earn $87,000.