Good omens for Tsitsipas in Mallorca run
Stefanos Tsitsipas has been left thrilled to reach his first Tour-level final on grass at the Mallorca Championships.
Tsitsipas overcame Benjamin Bonzi 6-4 6-4 in one hour and 32 minutes on Friday to set up a final date with Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut.
"It was a good match. I am very happy," second seed Tsitsipas reckoned.
"I have played a final a week before a grand slam before. It was in Lyon, the year I made the final at Roland Garros.
"It worked out pretty well to have that final and consistency of matches.
"It is different this time. We are talking about a different surface, so we will see."
Frenchman Bonzi had not dropped a set en route to the semi-finals but Tsitsipas dictated the contest with his aggressive forehand and the Greek now has a Tour-leading 39 wins this season.
Spaniard Bautista Agut booked his final spot with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-2 victory over Swiss qualifier Antoine Bellier.
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