Altmaier Earns Lima Challenger Crown

Daniel Altmaier (photo: IGMA Challenger)

LIMA/STARNBERG, October 31, 2022

Daniel Altmaier has captured the title of the Lima 2 Challenger hosted by the Tennis Club Las Terrazas Miraflores in Peru. The No. 4 seed of the $53,120 ATP Challenger Tour clay-court event edged past second favourite Tomas Martin Etcheverry of Argentina 6-1, 6-7(4), 6-4 in Sunday’s singles final.

Altmaier, ranked World No. 106, struck 12 aces and won 79 per cent of his first-service points. The 24-year-old German saved all three break points he faced and broke his rival three times to seal victory in three hours and 20 minutes.

Altmaier claimed his fifth career crown on the ATP Challenger Tour, his second of the season following his triumph on home soil at the Neckarcup in Heilbronn. The Kempen native earned $7,200 in prize money as well as 80 ATP Ranking points and returns to the Top 100.