Verdasco edges Dimitrov in Bastad semifinals

by: AP July 13, 2013

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BASTAD, Sweden -- Fernando Verdasco and Carlos Berlocq will play for the Swedish Open title Sunday.

Spain's Verdasco, seeded eighth in the clay-court tournament, beat fifth-seeded Grigor Dimitrov in one semifinal Saturday. Verdasco came from behind and broke the Bulgarian's serve in the third set to win 7-6 (3), 5-7, 7-5.

In the day's second match, Argentina's Berlocq beat Thiemo De Bakker of the Netherlands 7-5, 6-3.

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