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Klizan stopped Wawrinka on his way to the finals

22.09.2018, 06:57 #News #Tournament

The Slovak Martin Klizan became the first runner-up OF St. Petersburg Open 2018. He rallied to beat the Swiss Stan Wawrinka in the semis – 4/6, 6/3, 7/5. The match lasted 2 h 17 m. Klizan made three breakst while his opponent made two. “It was already good a couple of hours after the match. It is great right now and I am not injured, that is the most important”, – Martin Klizan said in his on-court interview, commenting on his fall in the previous match.  “I am going to do my best and try to win the title here, it is always a pleasure to play finals everywhere. So I am looking forward to playing finals at such a great tournament. It was a very tough match, Stan is one of the best players in the world and I am just proud of myself that I could finally beat him. And, as I said. I am enjoying my time here in St. Petersburg”. “I can’t wait to play in the finals” – the Slovak addedKlizan has yet to lose a match in St. Petersburg as he is enjoying a 9-macth winning streak here (including the title he won in 2012).  Martin Klizan won 6 out of 6 ATP finals

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