ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament—Rotterdam, Netherlands
No. 6 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga turned back the clock in Rotterdam, Netherlands on Sunday to capture his 13th career title over third seeded David Goffin, 4-6, 6-4, 6-1. After losing the first set, Tsonga increased the power of his forehand to break serve in the 10th game and take the second set. With momentum firmly established on his side, Tsonga broke out to a 3-0 lead in the third set and never looked back. Improving to 4-2 against Goffin in lifetime meetings, Tsonga collected 500 ATP World Tour points and will next see action in Marseille, France.
Goffin, who was in search of his third career title, lost in the finals of a Tour event for the second straight week. The 26-year-old lost in the finals of Sofia, Bulgaria to Grigor Dimitrov last Sunday.
Argentina Open—Buenos Aires, Argentina
Unseeded Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov claimed his third career title over top seed Kei Nishikori in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Sunday, 7-6(4), 6-4. Needing one hour and 41 minutes to seal his victory, Dolgopolov struck four aces, won 84 percent of his first serve points and broke serve on one occasion. Winning his first match against Nishikori in six appearances, Dolgopolov took home 250 ATP World Tour points and will likely hit No. 45 in the rankings on Monday.
Nishikori, who was looking for his 12th career title, fell to 11-11 in championship matches.
Memphis Open—Memphis, TN, U.S.A.
American Ryan Harrison captured his maiden ATP World Tour title on Sunday in Memphis, Tennessee, defeating his unseeded opponent Nikoloz Basilashvili, 6-1, 6-4. Playing the best tennis of his career in recent months, Harrison showed off his improved court positioning and powerful serve throughout the one hour and 15 minute contest. Never playing his 67th ranked opponent previously on Tour, Harrison poured in nine aces and never lost his serve during the contest.
Currently ranked No. 62 in the world, Harrison will likely move up to No. 43 in the world when Monday’s rankings are released.
Basilashvili, who was hoping to win his first-career title, dropped to 9-4 to start the year.