Lukas Rosol, Jerzy Janowicz advance to Winston-Salem final

Poland`s Jerzy Janowicz and Czech veteran Lukas Rosol reached the final of the ATP Winston-Salem hardcourt tournament with three-set victories Friday.

Rosol, whose only ATP title came last year at Bucharest, defeated Taiwan`s Lu Yen-Hsun 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 at the US Open warm-up event.

Janowicz, seeking his first ATP trophy, rallied to oust Sam Querrey 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, despite 18 aces from the American.

Janowicz, ranked 19 spots below Rosol at 52nd, reached his first Grand Slam semi-final last year at Wimbledon and last week ousted eighth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov in the second round at the Cincinnati Masters event.

Rosol, six years older than his finals rival at 29, lost to Dimitrov in this year`s Bucharest final and also settled for a runner-up finish last month at Stuttgart.

Janowicz won his only prior meeting with Rosol last year at Marseille.

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