Agence France-PresseSeptember 28, 2013 08:31
Portugal's Joao Sousa and Frenchman Julien Benneteau marched into the the finals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday.
Sousa continued his dominant form and ousted Austrian fourth seed Jurgen Melzer 6-4, 3-6, 6-4 to reach his first ATP final.
The world No. 77 from Portugal, who upset top seed David Ferrer in straight sets on Friday, kept his cool under tremendous pressure from Melzer, who is the world No. 26, to record a memorable win which sets up the opportunity to be the first ATP winner from his country.