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Berdych through to final

Tomas Berdych set up the chance to win his first ATP World Tour title since October 2012 after easing into the final in Rotterdam.

The Czech Republic player last won an ATP title in Stockholm and looked in fine form in Holland as he defeated Latvian Ernests Gulbis in straight sets.

Berdych took just 76 minutes to win 6-3 6-2 and was rarely troubled by his opponent.

Seven aces and just five first service points dropped by Berdych told the story of a one-sided match which took him to a 4-2 head-to-head record over Gulbis in ATP Tour meetings.

Berdych will play either play Croatian Marin Cilic or local wildcard Igor Sijsling in Sunday's final.

Berdych told the ATP Tour website: "I was very pleased with the way I played and handled the game.

"At 2-1 [in the second set], I was 40-0 up, but Ernests went full power and played some really great tennis.

"He got a break point, but I managed to save it with an ace. It was a special game."