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Korda to face Hurkacz in DelRay Beach final

Field Level Media
13 Jan 2021, 13:19 GMT+10

American Sebastian Korda advanced to his first ATP Tour final Tuesday night, and Wednesday will face fourth-seeded Hubert Hurkacz of Poland in the final of the Delray Beach Open.

Korda beat Cameron Norrie of Britain 6-3, 7-5, while Hurkacz defeated American qualifier Christian Harrison 7-6 (4), 6-4.

The 20-year-old Korda entered the tournament ranked 119th in the world, and in his first career quarterfinal beat No. 2-seeded John Isner on Monday. Hurkacz, ranked 35th, is seeking his second ATP tournament triumph, having won at Winston-Salem in 2019.

Antalya Open

No. 4 seed Alex de Minaur of Australia will face No. 8 Alexander Bublik of Kazakhstan for the first time in Wednesday's final of the Antalya Open in Turkey.

It is the eighth ATP Tour final for de Minaur, who outlasted No. 2 seed David Goffin of Belgium 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 in one hour and 52 minutes on Tuesday. The 21-year-old has won three singles titles, all in 2019.

Bublik also went the distance, defeating France's Jeremy Chardy 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 in two hours and five minutes in the other semifinal. It is the 23-year-old's third ATP final and he is seeking his first title.

--Field Level Media

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