Saturday, July 13, 2024

Khachanov Wins Doha Title; Thompson Captures Los Cabos Crown; Baez Advances to Rio Remaining


Qatar ExxonMobil Open—Qatar

Former prime 10 participant Karen Khachanov notched his sixth profession title on Saturday in Doha, Qatar, defeating Czech upstart Jakub Mensik 7-6(12), 6-4.

Needing one and 49 minutes to prevail, Khachanov hit 9 aces, received 83 % of his first serve factors and broke serve on one events.

Bettering his rating to No. 15 on Monday, Khachanov subsequent see motion in Dubai, U.A.E.

Defeating prime seed Andrey Rublev within the quarterfinals, Andy Murray, Gael Monfils, and No. 5 seed Alejandro Davidovich Fokina earlier within the occasion, Mensik continued to point out is class in Saturday’s ultimate by slamming 16 aces.

Mensik, who continues to climb up the rankings, will likely be ranked No. 87 on this planet Monday.

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Mifel Tennis Open by Telcel Oppo—Mexico

Australian Jordan Thompson captured his maiden ATP Tour title on Saturday in Los Cabos, Mexico, defeating three-time former Main finalist Casper Ruud 6-3, 7-6(4).

In a match that lasted two hours and two minutes, Thompson used his constant back-court play to offset his higher-ranked opponent.

Thompson wanted three hours and 40 minutes to defeat prime seed Alexander Zverev within the semifinals and two hours and 39 minutes to oust Alex Michelsen within the quarterfinals.

Visibly drained all through Saturday’s ultimate, Thompson had beforehand made the finals of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands in 2019 and 2023.

Thompson will enhance his rating to No. 32 on this planet on Monday and Ruud will transfer as much as No. 11.

Ruud, who was seeking to win his eleventh profession title in Los Cabos, ousted No. 2 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas within the semifinals.

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Rio Open offered by Claro—Brazil

Semifinal outcomes:

Mariano Navone Defeats Cameron Norrie (2) 6-4, 6-2
Sebastien Baez (5) Defeats Francisco Cerundolo (4) 7-5, 6-0

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