David Ferrer reaches Stockholm Open final
Becomes 1st Spaniard in 37 years to make appearance in title match
Top-seeded David Ferrer became the first Spaniard in 37 years to reach the Stockholm Open final when he beat fifth-seeded Ernests Gulbis of Latvia 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 in two hours on Saturday.
In the way of Ferrer being the first Spanish champion in the open era will be seventh-seeded Grigor Dimotrov of Bulgaria, who overcame wild card Benoit Paire of France 4-6, 6-2, 6-2.
Ferrer will be going for his third title of the year, and first since February.
Dimitrov opened the year with his first career final in Brisbane, but entered Stockholm on a four-match losing streak.