The fourth seed will play top seed Janko Tipsarevic in the final. The Serbian stopped up the dream run of Japanese qualifier, winning 6-1, 6-4 in the second semifinal which final hour and twenty minutes.
The Serbian was efficient in his faultlessly executed strokes, whereas Sodea to his credit brought in a few changes in his move towards in the second set.
Soeda’s assessment to slow down the pace on Tipsarevic’s serves and after that gradually upping the pace to leave the Serbian in two minds was striking. He managed to get breakpoints in the second sets, although he was broken in the fifth game.
While for his final match tomorrow, Tipsarevic faces Milos Raonic, a solid youngster known for his aces, who will make sure that the top seed has a harsh time.
Canadian youngster Raonic reached his third ATP Tour final after a 6-4 6-4 defeat of world number 10 Nicolas Almagro in the semi-final.