ATP WORLD TOUR 2012 - WEEK 30
Brits Delgado/Skupski Reach LA Final
by Iain Boyd
© Getty ImagesBrits Jamie Delgado and Ken Skupski are seeking their first ATP World Tour title.
Third-seeded British duo Jamie Delgado and Ken Skupski edged Germans Tobias Kamke and Bjorn Phau 7-6(4), 7-6(8) at the Farmers Classic on Saturday.
The Brits won 70 per cent of first service points, saving eight of the ten break points they faced to advance to the final in one hour and 48 minutes.
The Brits, seeking their first ATP World Tour title, face Belgians Xavier Malisse and Ruben Bemelmans, who eased past American pair Steve Johnson and Sam Querrey 6-4, 6-4 in the evening session.
Malisse and Bemelmans fired five aces, taking advantage of three of their four break point opportunities to progress in 57 minutes.