Originally written on Tennis Panorama  |  Last updated 11/18/14
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Gilles Simon Gilles Simon will attempt to capture his third Bucharest title when he faces Fabio Fognini on Sunday. Simon moved past Matthias Bachinger 7-5, 6-2, while Fognini soundly ousted qualifier Attila Balazs, 6-3, 6-1.   Simon who took the Bucharest title in 2007 and 2008 spoke about his chances,”I know that I can play very good here. I know the center court perfectly and I really think I can win this tournament one more time.” This will be Fognini’s first ATP World Tour final. “I’ve lost maybe six or seven semifinals in a row, but today I was really solid,” the Italian told media.   ATP World Tour 250  Bucharest, Romania  (+3 hours GMT) 23 – 29 April, 2012     Surface: Clay   RESULTS – SATURDAY, 28 APRIL, 2012 Singles – Semi-finals [1] G Simon (FRA) d M Bachinger (GER) 75 62 F Fognini (ITA) d [Q] A Balazs (HUN) 63 61 Doubles – Final [1] R Lindstedt (SWE) / H Tecau (ROU) d J Chardy (FRA) / L Kubot (POL) 76(2) 63 SCHEDULE – SUNDAY, 29 APRIL, 2012 CENTRAL start 3:00 pm [1
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