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Italian Jannik Sinner too strong for SA's Lloyd Harris

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Italian star Jannik Sinner
Italian star Jannik Sinner

Top seed Jannik Sinner cruised into his fifth ATP final of the season at the European Open in Antwerp on Saturday.

The 20-year-old Italian produced a dominant performance from the baseline to down South African Lloyd Harris 6-2, 6-2 in 87 minutes.

Sinner is bidding to win his fourth title of the season, having triumphed in Melbourne, Washington and Sofia.

Harris, meanwhile, was competing in his second tour-level semi-final of the season, having reached the final in Dubai. The 24-year-old enjoyed a run to his maiden Grand Slam quarter-final at the US Open last month.

In the final, Sinner will face second seeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman, who cruised past American Jenson Brooksby 6-4, 6-0 in 86 minutes.

Results from the ATP European Open in Antwerp on Saturday (x denotes seeded player):


Jannik Sinner (ITA x1) bt Lloyd Harris (RSA x7) 6-2, 6-2

Diego Schwartzman (ARG x2) bt Jenson Brooksby (USA) 6-4, 6-0

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