Munar To Face Davidovich Fokina For Copa Sevilla Title

Jaume Munar (photo: Copa Sevilla)

SEVILLA, September 15, 2019

Two Spaniards will compete in Sunday’s singles final of the LVII Copa Sevilla, as top seed Jaume Munar will take on No. 3 seed Alejandro Davidovich Fokina for the title of the €69,280 ATP Challenger clay-court event.

Munar defeated compatriot Carlos Taberner 6-1, 6-4 in the semi-finals on Saturday. The World No. 112 capitalized on five of his 10 break point chances to secure victory in one hour and 31 minutes.

Later in the day, Davidovich Fokina cruised past second seeded Italian Salvatore Caruso, winning 6-1, 6-2. The 20-year-old from Malaga won 81 per cent of his second-service points to advance in only 58 minutes.

Munar and Davidovich Fokina will meet for the third time with their head-to-head record tied at 1-1. Davidovich Fokina is seeking his maiden trophy, Munar could clinch his fourth ATP Challenger career title, his first of the season.

Gerard Granollers and Pedro Martinez of Spain claimed the doubles title. The No. 2 seeds beat Kimmer Coppejans from Belgium and Spaniard Sergio Martos Gomes 7-5, 6-4. The championship match lasted one hour and 22 minutes.