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American teen Taylor Fritz reaches final in 3rd ATP event

Teenager Taylor Fritz beat Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Saturday to reach the Memphis Open final, extending his amazing run by becoming the youngest American to reach a final since Michael Chang in 1989.

The 18-year-old Fritz, from Rancho Sante Fe, California, already had made a mark as the youngest American to reach an ATP semifinal since Chang won Wembley in 1989 at age 17.

Now Fritz will play three-time defending champ Kei Nishikori, a 3-6, 6-3, 6-3 winner over 2010 Memphis champ Sam Querrey, on Sunday.

"It's crazy what four tennis matches can achieve," Fritz said.

Nishikori won his 16th straight match in Memphis, and now the...

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