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Top-seeded Zverev to face Jarry in Geneva Open final

Alexander Zverev, of Germany, returns a ball to Federico Delbonis, of Argentina, during their semi final match, at the ATP 250 Geneva Open tournament in Geneva, Switzerland, Friday, May 24, 2019. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)

GENEVA (AP) — Alexander Zverev will seek his first title this season against 75th-ranked Nicolas Jarry in the Geneva Open final on Saturday.

Top-seeded Zverev was pushed hard in a 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-3 win over Federico Delbonis of Argentina in the last four on Friday.

The 22-year-old German let a 5-1 lead slip before taking the first set. In the decider, Zverev forced a service break to lead 2-1 and clinched victory by again breaking serve.

Unseeded Chilean Jarry advanced to his first career final by beating fifth-seeded Radu Albot of Moldova 6-3, 6-4.

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