Second seed Tsonga served 14 aces to reach the 26th final of his career -- and his first on the red dirt, where he will face Tomas Berdych after the Czech defeated top seed Milos Raonic of Canada 7-6(5) 7-6(2)..

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Tsonga had gotten off to a poor start in the claycourt season, withdrawing from his second-round match at the Madrid Masters before skipping the Rome Masters with a shoulder injury.
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27/05/2017 AT 14:52
In the other semi-final, third seed Berdych avenged his Rome third-round defeat by Raonic by playing better in the two tiebreaks to get a chance to claim a 14th ATP title -- his first this year.
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