Sinner Wins Montpellier Title; Wu Captures Dallas Title; Baez Triumphs in Cordoba


Open Sud de France – Montpellier—Montpellier, France

Italian star Jannik Sinner claimed his seventh career ATP Tour title on Sunday in Montpellier, France, defeating hard-serving American Maxime Cressy 7-6(3), 6-3.

Entering the event as the No. 2 seed, Sinner needed one hour and 37 minutes to win his first title of 2023. Overcoming 10 aces from his opponent, Sinner won 87 percent of his first serve points and saved all three break points against his delivery.

Improving to 1-0 against Cressy in lifetime meetings, Sinner will be ranked No. 14 in the world on Monday.

Cressy, who was looking to capture his second career title, dismissed No. 1 seed Holger Rune in the semifinals.


Dallas Open—Dallas, TX, U.S.A.

Yibing Wu captured his maiden ATP Tour title on Sunday at the Dallas Open, dispatching 16-time Tour winner John Isner 6-7(4), 7-6(3), 7-6(12).

Needing two hours and 59 minutes to win the title, Wu overcame 44 aces by Isner and won 79 percent of his first serve points.

Wu, who impressed the crowds in Dallas all week, will be ranked No. 58 on Monday. The 23-year-old defeated top seed Taylor Fritz in the semifinals.

Isner will rise to No. 37 on Monday as a result of his runner up finish.


Cordoba Open—Cordoba, Argentina

Sebastian Baez dazzled the hometown fans on Sunday in Cordoba, Argentina dismissing countryman Federico Coria 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.

In match that lasted one hour and 51 minutes, Baez used his sound baseline game and quick court speed around the court to capture his second career title.

Improving to 1-0 against Coria in lifetime meetings, Baez will improve his ranking to No. 36 on Monday.

Coria, who was looking to win the first title of his career, is the younger brother of former top 10 player and French open finalist Guillermo Coria.

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