Posted: Saturday February 9, 2013 11:32 AM

Melzer beats Haase to reach Zagreb Indoors final

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ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) - Jurgen Melzer of Austria advanced to the final of the Zagreb Indoors after defeating Robin Haase of the Netherlands 7-6 (2), 6-3 on Saturday.

Melzer will face either top-seeded Marin Cilic or defending champion Mikhail Youzhny, who play later.

Melzer, who won 33 of 36 points on first serve, advanced to his 12th career final. The Austrian failed to convert two first set points at 5-4, but easily won the tiebreaker.

In the second set, Melzer served for the match at 5-2. Haase converted the break point, only to again lose his serve.

 
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