MUNICH, August 22, 2019 (by Dietmar Kaspar)
M15 Trier GER – Adrian Obert seals his maiden title with home win
The Luxoil Open Trier 2019, held at the venue of the TC Trier 1888 e.V., concluded with the triumph of Adrian Obert.
In the all-German semi-final, the 24-year old advanced against teenager Milan Welte, who entered the tournament by his current junior ranking, in three sets.
No. 5 seed Constantin Schmitz eased past No. 3 seed Dominik Boehler in three sets.
Lahr-born Obert outpointed his rival in the title match 75-65, to claim a 6-4, 6-3 victory after 92 minutes. The No. 7 seed celebrated his first singles trophy on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M15 La Paz BOL – Juan Sebastian Gomez ends title drought
Following his maiden title on home soil in 2016, Colombian Juan Sebastian Gomez got the championship of the Torneo Banco Mercantil Santa Cruz, held at Club de Tenis La Paz.
The 27-year-old, who was previously ranked ITF No. 1 as a junior, benefited from the retirement of top seed Maximiliano Estevez from Argentina in the semi-finals by the score of 6-7, 6-0, 3-0.
Brazilian runner-up Joao Hinsching ended the run of teenaged qualifier Octavio Volpi from Argentina in the stage of the last four in two tie-break-sets.
Bogota native Gomez withstood 15 aces from his 22-year-old rival to secure a 7-6, 6-4 win after 89 minutes.
M15 Santa Cristina val Gardena ITA – Teenager Facundo Diaz Acosta claims his maiden Pro-title
Left-handed Facundo Diaz Acosta prevailed at the M15 Val Gardena tournament, held at TC Gherdeina in South Tyrol.
The 18-year-old Argentinian, who was ranked No. 6 in ITF Juniors last year, rallied past No. 8 seed Mick Veldheer from the Netherlands in the semi-finals in straight sets.
No. 4 seed Wilson Leite from Brazil made the last step to the final by beating Italian No. 2 seed Marco Bortolotti in three sets.
After losing the first set in the tie-break, No. 6 seed Diaz Acosta dominated the next two sets to secure a 6-7, 6-1, 6-2 win after two hours and 20 minutes. The Buenos Aires native lifted his first trophy on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M15 Irpin UKR – Vladyslav Orlov captures back-to-back titles
Following his championship in Jakarta last week, 24-year-old Vladyslav Orlov clinched the title of the Benyaminov Cup, which was hosted at Tennis Center UTF in Irpin.
The top seed emerged victorious from the all-Ukrainian semifinal-clash versus No. 3 seed Artem Smirnov in three sets.
Second seed Nikita Mashtakov from Ukraine fought past US-American No. 4 seed Dennis Uspensky in the stage of the last four in straight sets.
Lasting 71 minutes, Kharkiv-born Orlov broke his opponents service five times by dropping one service game, to seal a 6-3, 6-1 win. He celebrated his second career title on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M15 Koksijde BEL – Carl Soderlund returns to winners’ circle
After his championships in Oslo 2015 and Karlskrona 2016, qualifier Carl Soderlund clinched the title of the Koksijde Men’s trophy, held at the venue of the TC Koksijde.
The 22-year-old Swede battled past Clement Geens from Belgium, who was ranked No. 8 as a junior, in the semi-finals in straight sets.
Gauthier Onclin, who entered the competition by his current junior ranking, emerged victorious from the all-Belgium semifinal encounter against Romain Barbosa in three sets.
Stockholm native Soderlund broke his opponent’s service six times by losing two service games, to get the final victory by the score of 6-4, 6-0 after 71 minutes.
M25 Bydgoszcz POL – Nicolas Alvarez wins his second title of the season
Nicolas Alvarez triumphed at the M25 Bydgoszcz tournament, hosted at Centrum Klub Sportowy.
The 23-year-old Peruvian eased past Czech teenager Jiri Lehecka in the stage of the final four in a tough three-set battle. 17-year-old Lehecka was already ranked No. 10 in ITF Juniors this year.
Teenager Daniel Michalski prevailed at the all-Polish semifinal encounter over wildcard entry Jan Zielinski in straight sets.
No. 2 seed Alvarez struck seven aces and won 81 per cent of his first-service points to win 7-5, 6-3 after exactly two hours. The Quito native lifted his third singles trophy on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M25 Pitesti ROU – Teenager Filip Cristian Jianu clinches title on home soil
Filip Cristian Jianu earned the title of the M25 Pitesti tournament, which was held at Club Sportiv Tenis Comesad.
The 17-year-old Romanian, who was ranked No. 5 in ITF Juniors this year, battled past his No. 6 seeded countryman Nicolae Frunza in the semi-finals in three sets.
Last week’s Targu Mures-champion Marko Tepavac from Serbia stopped the run of Spanish No. 2 seed Nikolas Sanchez Izquierdo in the stage of the last four in straight sets.
After losing the first set in the tie-break, 25-year-old Tepavac had to retire in the championship match at the score of 0-5 in the second set. ITF entry Jianu claimed his second career title on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M25 Memphis USA – Roberto Cid Subervi prevails in Tennessee
The Spell Restaurant Group Men’s 25k tournament hosted at Snowden Grove Tennis Complex in Memphis, concluded with the victory of Roberto Cid Subervi from the Dominican Republic.
The 25-year-old Florida resident rallied past No. 7 seed Daniel Nguyen from the United States in the semi-finals in three sets.
No. 5 seed Ulises Blanch, who was ranked ITF No. 2 as a junior, advanced to the title match, winning the all-US American semifinal clash versus No. 6 seed Alexander Sarkissian in straight sets.
Top seed Cid Subervi withstood nine aces from his 21-year-old opponent to seal a 3-6, 6-3, 7-6 win in two hours and 19 minutes. The Santa Domingo native celebrated his fifth career title on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M15 Baja HUN – Mate Valkusz celebrates home win
No. 2 seed Mate Valkusz claimed the trophy of the Baja Open, held at Baja Tenisz Klub.
The 21-year-old Hungarian, who entered the tournament with a wild card, booked the spot in the title match by beating Gorazd Srbljak in two sets.
Argentinean teenager Juan Manuel Cerundolo, who was ranked No. 9 in ITF Juniors last year, edged past top seeded French Corentin Denolly in the semi-finals in straight sets.
Budapest-born Valkusz outpointed his No. 3 seeded rival in the championship match 88-78 to secure a 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 victory after one hour and 44 minutes. The former No. 1 in ITF junior’s ranking celebrated his seventh career title on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M15 Oldenzaal NED – Jesper de Jong clinches his maiden trophy
Jesper de Jong snapped the trophy of the Broekhuis Peugeot World Tennis Tour Oldenzaal, which was hosted at OLTC Ready.
In the all-Dutch semi-final, the 19-year-old battled past No. 2 seed Ryan Nijboer in three sets.
Qualifier Amadatus Admiraal rallied down Bart Stevens in straight sets.
No. 3 seed de Jong won 83 per cent of his first-service points to prevail after 65 minutes by the score of 6-0, 6-4. The Haarlem-born lifted his first singles trophy on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M15 Sintra POR – First career title for Lucas Poullain
Lucas Poullain is the champion of the BTA Futures I tournament, held at Beloura Tennis Academy in Sintra.
The 23-year-old French fought past No. 3 seed Pablo Vivero Gonzalez in the stage of the final four in straight sets.
Top seeded veteran Fred Gil got victorious in the all-Portuguese semifinal versus Tiago Cacao in three sets.
Poullain outpointed the former No. 62 of the World 98-85 to seal a 7-6, 4-6, 6-1 win after two hours and 14 minutes, to celebrate his first title on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M15 Moscow RUS – Alexey Zakharov captures his maiden trophy
The M15 Moscow tournament, held at the National Tennis Centre, concluded with the championship of local hero Alexey Zakharov.
The 19-year-old Russian, who upset top seed Konstantin Kravchuk in the stage of the last eight, knocked off the former No. 6 in ITF Juniors Jurabek Karimov from Uzbekistan in the semi-finals in straight sets.
No. 5 seed Alen Avidzba emerged victorious from the all-Russian semifinal battle against teenager Matvey Minin, who entered the tournament with a wildcard.
Unseeded Zakharov came back from a set down in the championship match to secure a 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 win after two hours and seven minutes. The Moscow native lifted his first trophy on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M15 Novi Sad SRB – Teenager Marko Miladinovic seals another home win
18-year-old Marko Miladinovic triumphed at the M15 Novi Sad tournament, held at Tennis Club Meridiana.
The Serbian No. 2 seed took the last step to the final by beating Quentin Folliot from France in straight sets.
Left-handed No. 5 seed Yshai Oliel from Israel, who was ranked No. 4 in ITF Juniors two years ago, eased past Russian No. 8 seed Dimitriy Voronin in the semi-finals in straight sets.
Lasting two hours and 15 minutes, Belgrad native Miladinovic outpointed his 19-year-old rival by the score of 81-70, to secure a 2-6, 6-1- 6-2 win. The former No. 2 in ITF Juniors celebrated his third triumph on the ITF World Tennis Tour. He won all tournaments on home soil.
M15 Vigo ESP – Oscar Jose Gutierrez dominates in Spain
No. 2 seed Oscar Jose Gutierrez clinched the crown of the LXXIX Concurso Internacional Club de Campo de Vigo without dropping a set during the entire week.
The 26-year-old Brazilian booked the spot in the final by defeating left-handed Frenchman Arthur Reymond.
No. 8 seed Rigele Te from China battled past Spanish No. 7 seed Pedro Vives Marcos in the semi-finals in two sets.
Both players broke their opponent’s service four times. Lasting one hour and 56 minutes, Porto Alegre resident Gutierrez sealed a 7-6, 7-6 win to lift his third trophy on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M15 Tabarka TUN – Daniele Capecchi wins his maiden title on the ITF Pro Circuit
Daniele Capecchi prevailed at the Magic Tours tournament, hosted at Thabraca Magic Hotel, to claim his first title on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
The 23-year-old Italian, who entered the competition by special exempt, rallied past French teenager Mathys Erhard in the stage of the final four in straight sets.
No. 6 seed Lorenzo Bocchi emerged victorious from the all-Italian semifinal encounter versus qualifier Giacomo Dambrosi in straight sets.
Unseeded Capecchi broke his opponent’s serve in the title match five times by losing two service games, to get the victory after one hour and 45 minutes by the score of 6-1, 7-5.
M15 Cancun MEX – Debut win for Gage Brymer
Gage Brymer is the champion of the Cancun Tennis Cup, held at Cancun Tennis Academy.
The 24-year-old emerged victorious from the all-US-American semifinal encounter against qualifier Logan Smith in straight sets.
No. 2 seed Ricardo Rodriguez from Venezuela took the last step to the final by beating French No. 7 seed Ronan Joncour in two sets.
Third seed Brymer capitalized on five of his nine break-point opportunities by losing two service games, to seal a 6-2, 6-4 win after one hour and 52 minutes. The Irvine native celebrated his first trophy on the ITF World Tennis Tour.
M15 Jakarta INA – Sho Shimabukuro lifts his maiden trophy on the ITF Pro Circuit
The Combiphar International Tennis Tournament 2019, held at Sultan Hotel Tennis Court in Jakarta, concluded with the victory of Sho Shimabukuro.
The 22-year-old Japanese knocked off top seeded Australian Dayne Kelly in the stage of the final four in two sets.
Ruan Roelofse from South Africa advanced from the bottom half of the draw by defeating Indian qualifier Aryan Goevas in three sets.
Winning 89 per cent of his first-service points, unseeded Shimabukuro got the final win after 82 minutes by the score of 7-6, 6-2, to celebrate his maiden title.