Tsonga through to Stockholm Open final

Updated: 20 October 2012 19:11 IST

Top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga advanced to the Stockholm Open final on Saturday after Marcos Baghdatis retired with an injury in the deciding set of their semifinal.

Tsonga through to Stockholm Open final

Stockholm:

Top-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga advanced to the Stockholm Open final on Saturday after Marcos Baghdatis retired with an injury in the deciding set of their semifinal.

Baghdatis withdrew after taking a medical timeout with Tsonga leading 6-4, 4-6, 5-2.

Baghdatis appeared to pull a muscle at 4-2 in the decider, on a break point on Tsonga's serve.

It was the Frenchman's fourth win over Baghdatis in as many meetings.

In the final, the No. 7-ranked Tsonga will play the winner of the other semifinal between Tomas Berdych and Nicolas Almagro.



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