Great Ocean Road Open—Melbourne, Australia
Italian upstart Jannik Sinner captured his second career in Melbourne, Australia on Sunday, defeating compatriot Stefano Travaglia 7-6(4), 6-4. In a match that lasted two hours and nine minutes, Sinner won 67 percent of his second serve points and broke serve on four occasions. Looking visably tired throughout the contest, Sinner will move up to No. 32 in the world when Monday’s rankings are released.
Travaglia, who was playing in his first career final, defeated Thiago Monteiro in the semifinals.
Sinner will begin his Australian Open campaign on Monday versus Denis Shapovalov.
Murray River Open—Melbourne, Australia
Great Britain’s Dan Evans won his first career ATP Tour on Sunday in Melbourne, Australia, defeating Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-2, 6-3.
Falling to 0-7 in Tour finals, Auger-Aliassime won only 42 percent of his second serve points and lost his delivery on five occasions.
Evans, who was playing in his third career final, won 74 percent of first serve points, and broke serve on five occasions.
Evans also defeated Borna Coric earlier in the event.