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Gaudio through to Gstaad finals

The Argentinian tennis player, Gaston Gaudio, is through to the Gstaad finals, defeating Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia in the semis on Saturday.

This content was published on July 13, 2002 - 19:20

The seventh-seeded Gaudio struggled to cope with the Croat's powerful serve but finally pushed through to win the match 4-6, 6-4, 7-6.

Gaudio is seeking his third title of the season after winning back-to-back titles in Barcelona and Mallorca.

In the other semi-final of the day, two-time champion Alex Corretja of Spain, seeded eighth, faced 23-year-old Czech qualifier Radek Stepanek, in a match postponed by rain. Corretja is seeking to reach his first final of the season.

Gaudio's win marked his 20th victory in his last 22 matches on clay.

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