Soderling, Roddick in Brisbane final

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, Last Updated: 10:31 AM ET

Brisbane, Australia - Top-seeded 2010 French Open runner-up Robin Soderling and defending champion Andy Roddick each won their respective semifinal matches Saturday at the Brisbane International tennis event.

The Swedish Soderling beat 2009 Brisbane champion and 2010 runner-up Radek Stepanek 6-3, 7-5.

The two-time French Open finalist Soderling improved to 5-2 lifetime against Stepanek, who was trying to reach his third straight Brisbane final.

Roddick, the No. 2 seed, outlasted South African Kevin Anderson 6-2, 4-6, 6-2 to secure his spot in Sunday's title match. Roddick handled Stepanek in last year's Brisbane finale.

Soderling leads the all-time series with Roddick by a 3-2 margin.

The winner of this $474,050 tournament will collect $73,000.


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