Igor Sijsling
Igor Sijsling [Reuters]

Igor Sijsling and Marin Cilic are set to battle it out for a place in the final of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament at the Ahoy Rotterdam on Saturday.

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The play is scheduled to start after 6:30pm GMT. Live coverage is on Sky Sports 3 and Sky Sports 3 HD in the UK. Updates and live scores will also be available on the ATP World Tour's official website.


Wildcard entrant Igor Sijsling secured his place in the last four of the tournament by defeating Philipp Kohlschreiber in the quarter-final. The hometown favourite prevailed over the German, winning 6-2, 2-6, 6-1 on Friday.

Sijsling's progress in the competition began with a stunning victory against seventh seed Mikhail Youzhny in the first round, with the Dutchman triumphing, 6-2, 6-2. The 26-year-old then ousted Michael Berrer in the next round, 6-1, 6-1.

Meanwhile, Cilic pulled off yet another upset in Rotterdam after defeating British number one Andy Murray in the quarter-final on Friday. The Croatian achieved yet another straight set victory in the tournament to eliminate the 2013 Wimbeldon champion 6-3, 6-4.

Marin Cilic
Marin Cilic [Reuters]

The 25-year-old surpassed Lukas Rosol 6-2, 6-2 in the first round before sending World Number 10 Jo-Wilfried Tsonga packing out of the tournament in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4.

The winner of the second semi-final will clash against either Ernests Gulbis or Tomas Berdych in the final on Sunday.


Cilic holds the upperhand in Saturday's semi-final clash against Sijsling, having won both the clashes between the pair last year. In the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 in Paris, the Croatian emerged on top to win, 5-7, 6-1 6-4, prior to which he registered a 7-6 (2), 3-6, 7-6 (7), in the US National Indoor Tennis Championships in 2013.