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Deltray Beach International Tennis Championships Sunday Tennis Results




Delray Beach International Tennis Championships
Delray Beach, U.S.A.


Singles - Final

[Q] E Gulbis (LAT) d E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 76(3) 63

Doubles - Final
[WC] J Blake (USA) / J Sock (USA) d [1] M Mirnyi (BLR) / H Tecau (ROU) 64 64  


• World No. 109 Ernests Gulbis won his second trophy in Delray Beach and third ATP World Tour title overall.
• Gulbis is the first qualifier to win a title in 2013 and the third to capture the Delray Beach crown. He became the fourth multiple title winner at the event, having also triumphed in 2010.
• This was the first time two players ranked outside the Top 100 contested a tour-level final since 2007 in Houston, when World No. 108 Ivo Karlovic beat 156th-ranked Mariano Zabaleta.
• Roger-Vasselin was appearing in his first ATP World Tour final.
• James Blake and Jack Sock won their first team title. Last week, they reached the final in Memphis on their team debut (l. to Bryans).


Ernests Gulbis: “I'm really happy. I worked hard. These last nine days were tough. I had a match almost every day, except one day when it rained, so I'm exhausted now. It's my favourite tournament. It's the only tournament in the world I am winning.”

On his impending rankings rise: “Everyone is really happy. We didn’t think it was going to happen so fast. My coach felt I would go back into the Top 100 in April. I won eight matches in a row here. It’s a really good start to the year.”

Edouard Roger-Vasselin: “He deserved the win. I thought I served pretty well. I had a set point but he made an unbelievable backhand winner. When you lose in a final, it’s tough, but it was a great week for me. It will give me confidence for the next tournament.”

James Blake: “I really have to thank Jack. He played unbelievable. It’s a ton of fun to play with someone who really enjoys playing. He’s a great partner.”

Jack Sock: “Obviously, it’s a big step for me. It was tough conditions today, but it was a lot of fun. I want to thank the tournament director (Mark Baron) for giving me a wild card in both singles and doubles. That was very generous. I was lucky to play with such a great player. We had a blast. We joked around and had fun, but I learned a lot, too.”

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