Dell Technologies Hall of Fame Open—Newport, RI, U.S.A.
Top seed John Isner powered through to his 11th career title in Newport, Rhode Island on Sunday, dismissing Matthew Ebden 6-3, 7-6(4). Slamming 17 aces during the one hour and fifteen minute match, Isner converted on the only break point of the contest in the first set and gained confidence for the rest of the encounter. Improving to 3-0 against Ebden in lifetime meetings, Isner took home 250 ATP World Tour points for this efforts.
Ebden, who qualified for the event, was playing in his first-career final. Ranked as high as No. 61 in the world back in October of 2012, the 29-year-old Australian is currently ranked No. 249.
SkiStar Swedish Open—Bastad, Sweden
No. 8 seed David Ferrer captured his first title in nearly two years on the ATP World Tour after he dismissed Alexandr Dolgopolov 6-4, 6-4 at the Swedish Open on Sunday.
Needing one hour and 26 minutes to complete his victory, Ferrer won 70 percent of his first serve points, saved four of five break points and broke serve on three occasions. Improving to 10-4 against Dolgopolov in lifetime meetings, Ferrer also captured the 27th title of his illustrious career.
Dolgopolov, who was looking to win his fourth career title, fell to 1-1 in title matches during the 2017 season. The Ukrainian won the title in Buenos Aires, Argentina back in February.
Plava Laguna Croatia Open Umag—Umag, Croatia
Russian youngster Andrey Rublev won his first-career title on Sunday in Umag, Croatia, dispatching No. 4 seed Paolo Lorenzi 6-4, 6-2. Reaching the final as a lucky loser, Rublev used his potent forehand and quick footwork to outplay his veteran opponent from start to finish. Needing a mere one hour and 16 minutes to claim the title, Rublev won 77 percent of his first serve points and broke serve on four occasions.
Currently ranked No. 74 in the world, Rublev will likely move to approximately No. 50 in the world when Monday’s rankings are released.
Lorezni, who is currently No. 34 in the world, was aiming to win his second career title.