SALZBURG, July 12, 2021
Facundo Bagnis captured the title of the inaugural Salzburg Open, the first ATP Challenger Tour event held on Austrian soil since 2011. The No. 4 seed emerged victorious from the all-Argentine singles final against third favourite Federico Coria 6-4, 3-6, 6-2 on Sunday afternoon at the venue of the TC GM Sports Anif.
Bagnis, who advanced to the championship match without dropping a set, converted two of his five break-point chances and won 52 per cent of the total points played to prevail after two hours and 11 minutes.
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By lifting his 14th Challenger career trophy, his first since Biella, Italy in October 2020, Bagnis €18,290 in prize money as well as 125 ATP Ranking points.
The 31-year-old from Rosario also took the doubles title in Salzburg alongside his partner Sergio Galdos from Peru. The unseeded duo defeated Robert Galloway and Alex Lawson from the United States 6-0, 6-3 in Saturday’s final in 54 minutes.