Munich: Nikoloz Basilashvili arranged to meet Jan-Lennard Struff in the Munich Open final by winning two matches on Saturday.

Basilashvili was leading 5-4 in the quarterfinals with Norbert Gombos when he was suspended on Friday due to rain. The Georgian served in the first set on Saturday and beat Gombos once in the second for a 6-4, 6-4 victory.

He then blown Casper Ruud 6-1, 6-2 in the semifinals, beating the Norwegian five times.

Ruud, too, was in his second game of the day after beating John Millman 6-3, 6-4. Their quarter-final was suspended on Friday after the first set.

Struff made his first tour final after ending a losing streak of seven semi-finals by stopping fit qualifier Ilya Ivashka 6-4, 6-1. Struff recovered from 3-1 in the first set, winning 11 of the following 13 games.

In 44th place in the world, Struff lost his record as the highest ranked male player to never make an ATP Singles Final.

Ivashka had beaten two-time Munich champion Alexander Zverev in the previous round and was 10-2 on clay last month.

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