Lucas Pouille and Roberto Bautista Agut set for Dubai final

Lucas Pouille beat Filip Krajinovic to set up a final showdown with Roberto Bautista Agut at the Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships.

Second seed Pouille battled to a 6-3 6-7 (4/7) 7-6 (7/5) win on Friday ahead of Saturday’s final.

There, he will face third seed Bautista Agut, who brushed aside Tunisian wildcard Malek Jaziri with a straight-sets 6-3 6-4 victory.

Meanwhile, in Sao Paulo, third seed and defending champion Pablo Cuevas held on to edge Leonardo Mayer to reach the semi-finals of the Brasil Open.

The three-times winner Cuevas recorded a 6-2 6-7 (13/15) 7-6 (7/5) win against the Argentinian in the opening quarter-final of the day.

Second seed Fabio Fognini will face Cuevas in the last four thanks to a straight-forward 6-4 6-2 victory over Spaniard Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.