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Australian Jordan Thompson makes his title breakthrough at an ATP 250 event in Mexico.

Los Cabos, Mexico, 25 February 2024 | Leigh Rogers

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Jordan Thompson has captured his maiden ATP singles title.

The 29-year-old Australian made his long-awaited breakthrough at an ATP 250 hard-court event in Los Cabos, the place he secured the crown with a 6-3 7-6(4) victory towards world No.12 Casper Ruud within the closing.

“We’ve been placing in some critically arduous work and it’s good to see that it pays off,” Thompson stated.

“It’s been a journey. I’m practically 30 and lifting a trophy, I by no means thought I’d try this.”

A gritty Thompson made probably the most of his alternatives within the closing, profitable all three break factors he earned throughout the two-hour and two-minute encounter.

He was additionally clutch underneath strain, saving 11 of the 13 break factors he confronted towards the 25-year-old Norwegian.

It caps an unimaginable week for Thompson, who staged a exceptional come-from-behind victory towards American Alex Michelsen within the quarterfinals after trailing 0-6 0-3 and saving three match factors.

It additionally marks the primary time that Thompson has scored back-to-back top-20 victories in his profession, having fought previous world No.6 Alexander Zverev yesterday in an epic semifinal battle that prolonged three hours and 40 minutes.

He described his title-winning run as “a miracle”.

“I’ve spent so many hours on the court docket this week and within the quarterfinals I might have gotten double bagelled,” Thompson famous.

His earlier greatest consequence at tour-level was runner-up finishes at ‘s-Hertogenbosch, a grass-court event, in 2019 and 2023.

Already sitting at a career-high of world No.40, Thompson is projected to climb even greater when the subsequent instalment of ATP Tour rankings are launched.

There’s no time for celebrations by means of, with Thompson’s event not over but.

He stays alive within the doubles competitors alongside compatriot Max Purcell.

The fourth seeds can be again on court docket this afternoon to contest their delayed semifinal towards Ruud and American William Blumberg.

In the event that they win, a closing will observe towards Ecuador’s Gonzalo Escobar and Kazakhstan’s Aleksandr Nedovyesov.

Thompson is aiming to change into the primary Australian to brush singles and doubles titles at an ATP event since Nick Kyrgios at Washington in August 2022.

Aussies in motion – Los Cabos

RESULTS
Males’s singles, closing
[8] Jordan Thompson (AUS) d [4] Casper Ruud (NOR) 6-3 7-6(4)

COMING UP
Males’s doubles, semifinals
[4] Max Purcell (AUS)/Jordan Thompson (AUS) v William Blumberg (USA)/Casper Ruud (NOR)

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