ATP roundup: Taylor Fritz claims title at Delray Beach

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No. 1 seed Taylor Fritz of the United States put on a show in front of his home crowd, edging Serbian Miomir Kecmanovic 6-0, 5-7, 6-2 on Sunday in the final of the Delray Beach (Fla.) Open.

Fritz notched 10 aces and didn’t commit a double fault to claim his fifth ATP Tour title. He also won a whopping 35 of 37 (95 percent) first-serve points while recording 43 winners to Kecmanovic’s 20.

After pulling out a back-and-forth second set, Kecmanovic wasn’t able to carry momentum into the third, knotting things at 1-1 before trailing the rest of the way.

Argentina Open

Top-seeded Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz cruised to a 6-3, 7-5 victory over No. 2 seed Cameron Norrie of Great Britain to secure the title in Buenos Aires.

Alcaraz, who won the U.S. Open this past September to become youngest world No. 1 at 19 years old, made quick work of Norrie, winning 16 of 22 (73 percent) service points and converting two of four break points.

Norrie held leads of 1-0, 2-1 and 3-2 in the opening set but could never ward off Alcaraz. Norrie also battled in the second set, pulling even at 5-5 after an early 3-0 deficit, but lost his serve in the final game to cough up the victory.


No. 6 seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia prevented an upset in the final at Rotterdam, Netherlands, by downing Italy’s Jannik Sinner 5-7, 6-2, 6-2.

Despite posting his only four aces of the match in the first set, Medvedev couldn’t keep up with Sinner, but responded loudly by taking five of the first six games in the second set and three of the first four in the third to earn his 16th tour-level title.

Sinner saved seven of 12 break points in the match, but was hampered by 30 unforced errors to Medvedev’s 17.

–Field Level Media

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