Lukas Rosol bests Guillermo Garcia-Lopez for Bucharest title

April 28, 2013 at 11:54 AM

BUCHAREST, Romania, April 28 (UPI) -- Lukas Rosol downed Guillermo Garcia-Lopez in the final of the Nastase Tiriac Trophy tennis event Sunday, earning his first career ATP Tour crown.

The 27-year-old Czech cruised past Garcia-Lopez 6-3, 6-2 in a match that last just over an hour.

Rosol won seven straight games following a 3-3 tie in the first set.

His previous best performance was a quarterfinals appearance at Zagreb in February.

Spain's Garcia-Lopez, meanwhile, was appearing in his first final since winning the Bangkok event in 2010.

He fell to 2-2 all-time in finals.

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