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Top-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany rallied to beat Filippo Volandri of Italy 6-7 (6), 6-2, 6-2 Friday to reach the final of the Bet-at-Home Cup.
Kohlschreiber will play either defending champion Robin Haase of the Netherlands or Martin Klizan of Slovakia in the final Saturday.
It will be the German's second final of the season after winning in Munich in May. Taking the title would move him into the top 20 for the first time.
Kohlschreiber was broken while serving for the first set at 5-3, the only time he dropped serve in the match. He recovered to break Volandri twice in both the following sets.
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Top-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany won twice to reach his fifth semifinal of the season at the Bet-at-Home Cup on Thursday.
Kohlschreiber defeated Attila Balazs of Hungary 6-4, 6-1 in a second-round match that was suspended because of rain on Wednesday with Balazs leading 3-0. The German then beat Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in the quarterfinals.
Defending champion Robin Haase of the Netherlands rallied past top-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-7 (2), 6-3, 6-2 Saturday to win the Bet-at-Home Cup.
Haase won his second career title in as many finals. The 42nd-ranked Dutchman took control of the match after an hour-long rain delay at 1-1 in the second set.
Kohlschreiber, who dropped to 4-3 in career finals, will move into the...