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Brasil Open 2014 Sunday Tennis Results
     
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

 

 
Brasil Open 2014
Sao Paulo, Brazil


RESULTS - SUNDAY, 2 MARCH 2014

Singles - Final
F Delbonis (ARG) d P Lorenzi (ITA) 46 63 64

Doubles - Final
G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) / P Oswald (AUT) d [2] J Cabal (COL) / R Farah (COL) 57 64 15-13

DELBONIS CLAIMS MAIDEN TITLE; FIRST TEAM CROWN FOR GARCIA-LOPEZ/OSWALD
• Federico Delbonis overcame an early deficit to capture his maiden ATP World Tour title on Sunday, defeating Paolo Lorenzi.
• Delbonis, the first unseeded Brasil Open champion since 2007 (Canas), had defeated home favourite and 2009 runner-up Thomaz Bellucci in the semi-finals following a second round upset of three-time titlist Nicolas Almagro (2008, 2011-12).
• The Argentine's title marks the first by a non-Spaniard in Sao Paulo in six years, with Rafael Nadal (2013), Nicolas Almagro (2008, 2011-12), Juan Carlos Ferrero (2010) and Tommy Robredo (2009) triumphing in that span.
• The 32-year-old Lorenzi was looking to become the oldest first time winner since Wayne Arthurs (33) won in Scottsdale in 2005.
• The World No. 114 was also seeking to become the second Italian to win during the Golden Swing after Fognini prevailed in Vina del Mar.
• The Austrian-Spanish duo of Philipp Oswald and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez saved three match points to cool off the red hot Colombian tandem of Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah.
• It was the first team title for Oswald and Garcia-Lopez.
• No. 2 seeds Cabal and Farah were denied consecutive ATP World Tour titles after winning in Rio de Janeiro last week.

WHAT THE PLAYERS SAID

Delbonis
: "All the matches were complicated. I remember moments from each one of them, especially the one I had with Nico (Almagro) when I lost the first set. It was a hard moment but I was able to come back. I think that everything happened because of the calm attitude I had when facing the key moments. That allowed me to always find a solution and find again my best game."

Lorenzi: "I loved the entire week here. For me, it felt like my home. It has been incredible and I'm very happy. I tried to win the final, but he played the important points better and that's tennis."

Oswald: "It has been incredible. It was an unbelievable week with Guillermo. We’ve played a lot of tennis now and it makes it easier for the next tournament."

Garcia-Lopez: "It was from the first day, when we beat Bruno (Soares) and (Alexander) Peya, that we have been playing better and better with confidence."    

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