[Yahoo] Saulnier reaches first career final (AP)

Rusty Backhand
02-13-2005, 12:16 AM
Cyril Saulnier kept his cool and kept slugging away until he wore down Jurgen Melzer and his bum ankle. The unseeded Frenchman rode his steady slicing groundstrokes to rally from a set down for a 6-7 (3), 6-3, 6-3 victory over Melzer in the SAP Open semifinals Saturday to reach his first career final.