facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Haas wins ATP tournament in Vienna

Oct. 20, 2013 at 10:35 AM   |   Comments

| License Photo
VIENNA, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- No. 2-seeded Tommy Haas defeated Robin Haase in three sets Sunday to win the Erste Bank Open ATP tennis tournament in Austria.

Haas came away a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 victor over Haase to win the tournament in Vienna for a second time. The first was in 2001. He is 15-12 overall in ATP title matches since reaching the finals of Lyon, France, in October 1997. His 15 career titles are ninth-most among active players.

Haas, who also won the championship Munich in May, has an outside chance of qualifying for the ATP World Tour Finals with two tournaments remaining.

Haas ended up with five breaks Sunday against Haase, with two in each the first and third sets. Haase, with four breaks and at least one in each set, kept things close and Haas won only five more points -- 100-95 -- over the course of the match.

Haas earned about $124,000 along with the title and has career winning of about $12.5 million. Haase, who fell to 2-2 on tournament finals, picked up more than $65,000 Sunday. He's won more than $2.4 million in his career.

© 2013 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.
Most Popular
1
Roger Goodell's bodyguard accused of assaulting NYC photographer Roger Goodell's bodyguard accused of assaulting NYC photographer
2
Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah wrongfully penalized for post-TD prayer Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah wrongfully penalized for post-TD prayer
3
Arizona Cardinals player formally charged Arizona Cardinals player formally charged
4
Detroit Lions' Joseph Fauria sprains ankle chasing puppy Detroit Lions' Joseph Fauria sprains ankle chasing puppy
5
Royals set roster for wild card game
Trending News
x
Feedback