Alejandro Tabilo Becomes First Chilean Man to Win Open Era Grass-Court Title at Mallorca Championships

Alejandro Tabilo has earned his place in Chilean tennis history…

The 27-year-old Chilean professional tennis player became the first Chilean man to win a grass-court title in the Open era at the Mallorca Championships on Saturday.

Alejandro TabiloTabilo, seeded fourth, defeated the unseeded Sebastian Ofner of Austria 6-3, 6-4 in the final.

A single break decided each set as Tabilo saved all three break chances against him.

He will rise five places to a career-high 19 in the rankings on Monday, the first time in 19 years Chile will have two top-20 players. Nicolas Jarry is the other.

After his second title of the year and career, Tabilo will play local Daniel Evans at Wimbledon.

Ofner follows his first tour final by facing Aleksandar Vukic of Australia at Wimbledon.

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