facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Almagro tops Dolgopolov for Brazil title

Feb. 12, 2011 at 9:05 PM   |   Comments

COSTA DO SAUIPE, Brazil, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Top-seeded Nicolas Almagro bested Alexandr Dolgopolov in straight sets Saturday to capture the Brazil Open tennis event.

The Spaniard posted a 6-3, 7-6 (7-3) decision at Costa do Sauipe to become a two-time winner of the clay-court tourney. He also took the title in 2008 with a victory over countryman Carlos Moya.

Almagro improved to 2-1 all-time against Dolgopolov, repeating a victory over the Ukrainian at last year's French Open.

The fourth-seeded Dolgopolov, meanwhile, was playing in just his second career finals. He was coming off an impressive showing at the Australian Open, where he made it to quarterfinals before losing to Andy Murray.

Topics: Carlos Moya
© 2011 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Recommended UPI Stories
Featured UPI Collection
trending
Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Notable deaths of 2014 [PHOTOS]

Most Popular
1
Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play Vikings exempt Adrian Peterson until child abuse allegations resolved, not suspended but can't play
2
Surging Lions entertain struggling Argos
3
Zygi Wilf: 'We made a mistake'
4
NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension NFL Players Association appeals Ray Rice's indefinite suspension
5
Lone Star State showdown pits Aggies against Mustangs
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback