Wawrinka, Bedene to meet in Chennai Open final

CHENNAI, India (AP) Stan Wawrinka will defend his Chennai Open title in the final against Slovenian qualifier Aljaz Bedene.

Wawrinka, also preparing for his defense of the Australian Open title, beat fourth-seeded David Goffin of Belgium 7-5, 6-3, while Bedene accounted for a third seed this week when he knocked out third-seeded Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 (8) in the semifinals on Saturday.

Looking for his third title here, Wawrinka had to slug it out with Goffin in the first set, then cruised after breaking him in the second game of the second.

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