Open de Nice Côte d’Azur, Nice, France
Dominic Thiem defeated (4) Leonardo Mayer 6-7(8), 7-5, 7-6(2) on Saturday to capture his maiden ATP World Tour title. The 21-year-old struck seven aces and won 82 percent of his first serve points, while never losing his serve. Mayer, who was aiming to win his second career title, fell to 16-12 on the season.
Geneva Open, Geneva, Switzerland
Thomaz Bellucci continued his inform player on Saturday in Geneva, Switzerland, defeating No. 6 seed Joao Sousa 7-6(4), 6-4 to claim his fourth career title. In an up-and-down affair which featured seven total breaks of serve, it was Bellucci’s potent forehand that ended up making a difference in the contest. With the win, Bellucci improved his year-to-date record to 15-14.