Thompson Goes Back-To-Back In Australia

The 24-year-old Sydney native lifts his third ATP Challenger trophy of the season.

Thompson Jordan Thompson (photo: Ben Southall)

CANBERRA, November 4, 2018

Jordan Thompson dominates the Australian Challenger swing, going back-to-back in Traralgon and Canberra. The No. 3 seed of the 2018 Apis Canberra International fought past Nicolas Kuhn of Spain 6-1, 5-7, 6-4 in Sunday’s singles final of the $75,000 ATP Challenger hard-court event.

Thompson converted six of his 12 break point opportunities to prevail after one hour and 55 minutes. The World No. 87 from Sydney lifts his third title of the year and has just become the second player in the ATP Challenger history to win 52 matches in a single season.

Thompson collects $10,800 in prize money as well as 80 ATP-Ranking points. He will climp up to World No. 73 on Monday.