DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Feb. 23 (UPI) --
Croatia's Marin Cilic
claimed his second ATP Tour victory of the month Sunday, fending off Kevin Anderson
for the Delray Beach Open title.
The seventh-seeded Cilic, who won the Zagreb Indoor event two weeks ago, battled past No. 4 seed Anderson 7-6 (8-6), 6-7 (7-9), 6-4 in a match that went more than 3 hours.
It was the 11th overall career title for Cilic, who improved to 4-1 all time against the fourth-seeded Anderson.
The South African came up short in a bid for his third career title.
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