The final of the Brasil Open will feature Pablo Cuevas for third successive year, The last of the Brasil Open will highlight Pablo Cuevas for a third progressive year, with Albert Ramos-Vinolas the Uruguayan’s rival.
Pablo Cuevas is one win far from a third progressive Brasil Open title in the wake of beating top seed Pablo Carreno Busta 6-3 7-6 (7-2) in Sao Paulo.
Cuevas had delivered a dazzling fightback from a set and 4-1 down to beat Diego Schwartzman in the last eight, however delighted in a more agreeable day’s worth of effort on Saturday.
In the wake of dashing through the opening set, the Uruguayan gave up an early break in the second to Carreno Busta – the man he beat in a year ago’s last.
Nonetheless, Cuevas soon got back on level terms and overwhelmed an attach split to set up a last meeting with Albert Ramos-Vinolas, who was compelled to spare a match point before finishing a 6-7 (5-7) 7-5 6-2 triumph over Joao Sousa.
Portugal’s Sousa served for triumph at 5-4 up in the second set, yet neglected to hold his nerve and was effortlessly beaten in the decider.
Therefore, Ramos-Vinolas has the opportunity to assert a moment ATP World Tour title, his first having been secured last July at the Swedish Open.