Srichapan to clash with Kucera in final

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:48 IST

Paradorn Srichaphan of Thailand scripted a 6-2, 6-1 win over Jene Rene Lisnard of France to set up a title clash against Slovakian Karol Kucera in the ATP Tata

Srichapan to clash with Kucera in final

Chennai:

Hot favourite Paradorn Srichaphan of Thailand scripted a 6-2, 6-1 win over underrated youngster, Jene Rene Lisnard of France to set up a title clash against Slovakian Karol Kucera in the ATP Tata Open tennis championship today. Earlier, Kucera scored a memorable 6-3, 7-5 win to scalp fourth-seeded Juan Ignacio Chela of Argentina in the first semi-final. This will be Kucera's first title hunt after crowning himself with an ATP title in 1999 in Basil (Switzerland) and first title appearance in three visits to this city since 1999. Kucera, who was ranked sixth in the world in 1998, had beaten Andre Agassi in the quarter-finals and Tim Henman in the final at Basil. (PTI)

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