Delray Beach, FL (Sports Network) - Marinko Matosevic will compete for his
first ATP title after winning a semifinal match Saturday at the Delray Beach
International Tennis Championships.
The unseeded Australian qualifier, playing his first ever ATP-level semifinal,
defeated Dudi Sela of Israel 5-7, 6-4, 7-6 (9-7) in 2 hours and 54 minutes on
the hardcourts at Delray Beach Stadium and Tennis Center.
Matosevic reached his first semifinal after knocking off former Delray Beach
champ Ernests Gulbis.
The 26-year-old will face either top-seeded John Isner or seventh-seeded Kevin
Anderson in Sunday's championship match.
The 2012 Delray Beach titlist will collect $75,780.
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