Berdych to battle Berlocq in Portugal final
Oeiras, Portugal (SportsNetwork.com) - Top seed Tomas Berdych and Argentine Carlos Berlocq won semifinal matches on Saturday at the $590,000 Portugal Open, a clay court French Open tune-up.
The world No. 6 Czech star Berdych improved to 24-5 in 2014 with a 6-2, 6-2 victory over Victor Hanescu, while Berlocq took down Daniel Gimeno-Traver 7-6 (8-6), 6-2.
Berdych will play in the 22nd final of his career (9-12), while Berlocq will appear in his third ATP World Tour final (1-1).
Berdych is 3-0 lifetime versus Berlocq.
The 2014 Oeiras champion will collect $107,000.
05/03 13:39:32 ET