Andújar Defeats Juan Monaco to Win First Title in More Than Two Years

The title drought is over for Pablo Andújar

The 28-year-old Spanish tenista beat Argentina’s Juan Monaco 6-3, 7-5 in the Swiss Open final on Sunday to claim his first ATP title in more than two years.

Pablo Andújar

It was the 71st-ranked player’s third career title, all on clay courts. He also won at Casablanca, Morocco, in 2011 and 2012.

Andújar got the only break in the first set to take a 5-3 lead and then held serve to close out the set.

Pablo Andújar

Monaco, ranked No. 105 two years after being in the top 10, jumped out to a 3-0 lead in the second and served for the set up 5-3.

But Andújar reeled off four straight games, clinching the match by holding serve at love.

Leave a Reply