Baldi Wins Maiden ATP Challenger Trophy In Ismaning

Filippo Baldi and Gleb Sakharov (photo: Juergen Hasenkopf)

ISMANING, October 21, 2018

Filippo Baldi claimed his first title on the ATP Challenger Tour on Sunday. The 22-year-old Italian beat Gleb Sakharov of France in the singles final of the €43,000 WOLFFKRAN Open in Ismaning.

Baldi saved all six break points he faced, capitalizing on two of his own seven opportunities to prevail after one hour and 29 minutes.

By lifting his first trophy of the season, the World No. 239 takes away €6,190 in prize money as well as 80 ATP-Ranking points.

Earlier in the day, Purav Raja of India and Antonio Sancic from Croatia took the doubles title. The No. 1 seeds rallied past Rameez Junaid of Australia and Dutchman David Pel 5-7, 6-4, 10-5. The encounter lasted one hour and 22 minutes.