Tennis: Jarkko Nieminen climbs in the final in Stockholm

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – Finland’s Jarkko Nieminen was offered a spot in Saturday’s final ATP tournament in Stockholm, beating American James Blake in three sets.

After a first round hard-won, 7-6, Jarkko Nieminen 7-5 has given second, only to speed up and conclude the game 6-2.

In the final, the Finn will face the winner of the match between French Gael Monfils and promising young Canadian Milos Raonic.

Result of the semi-finals (the number of seeded above the name):

Jarkko Nieminen (Fin) bt James Blake (EU) 7-6 (5) 5-7 6-2

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