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Seppi knocks Schwartzman out to reach Sydney International final

IANS  |  Sydney 

Argentina's Diego Schwartzman, seeded third, was defeated by eighth-seeded of 7-6 (3), 6-4 in a semi-final of the Sydney International tournament on Friday.

Schwartzman broke Seppi early in the first set of Friday's match but the veteran fought back to take a 1-0 lead, reports news.

The Argentinian again managed to break the Italian in the second set but was broken back in what ended up being the last game of the match.

Seppi in the final will meet the winner of the other semi-final between Australia's and France's

Schwartzman, who had defeated Spain's and Japan's in the earlier rounds, will now head to the first slam of the season, the Australian Open, where he will meet a in his opening match.



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First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 15:50 IST