June 8, 2012
Canadian in final at Paris
By QMI Agency
Filip Peliwo of Vancouver has won a spot in the Roland-Garros junior boys singles final in Paris.
Seeded fifth, the Canadian defeated Adam Pavlasek of the Czech Republic 2-6, 7-6(5), 6-0 in a semifinal Friday. Peliwo, 18, hit five aces and committed just three unforced errors en route to the win.
He will play No. 6 seed Kimmer Coppejans of Belgium in the final Sunday on the Philippe-Chatrier court.
Peliwo also made it to the Australian Open junior boys final this year, losing in three sets to Luke Saville.