Tennis: Štěpánek through to final in San Jose, set to play top-seed Roddick

24-02-2008

Czech tennis star Radek Štěpánek is through to the final of the ATP tennis tournament in San Jose, California, after beating American Robby Ginepri in three sets. Štěpánek, who is seeded fourth in the competition, will now face the favourite for the title, Andy Roddick, in the final. Štěpánek stands the chance of winning his third career title after putting an end to wild card Ginepri’s hopes, defeating him 6-7, 6-4, 6-1. Ginepri had already caused an upset, beating the tournament’s second-seed, James Blake, in the quarter-finals.