Cermak & Friedl Close on Vina del Mar Title
Czech Leos Friedl's big week in Vina del Mar continues. After reaching the singles quarterfinals, the 2005 doubles titles leader has advanced to the doubles final with countryman Frantisek Cermak.
After dropping just one game in their quarterfinal victory over Montanes/Portas, Cermak and Friedl survived a tough scrap against third seeds Martin Garcia and Luis Horna, eventually winning 5-7, 6-4, 10-7 (Match TB).
In 2005 the Czech duo won five team titles and Friedl won an ATP-best six titles for the season. In the final they will play second-seeded Argentine team Jose Acasuso (who is also bidding to reach the singles final) and Sebastian Prieto