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Gasquet through to Eastbourne final

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EASTBOURNE, England (AP) — Top-seeded Richard Gasquet reached the final of the Aegon International with a comfortable 6-4, 6-2 win over Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan on Friday.

The Frenchman will chase his 11th career title on Saturday against either defending champion Feliciano Lopez of Spain or American Sam Querey, who play later on Friday.

In the women’s tournament, Angelique Kerber of Germany advanced to her second Aegon International final with a 3-6, 7-6 (3), 6-3 victory over 2009 champion Caroline Wozniacki.

Kerber will play Madison Keys for her fourth career title, after the American teenager defeated Britain’s Heather Watson 6-3, 6-1.