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Roberto Carballes Baena beats Ramos-Vinolas to win first ATP title at Ecuador Open

World No. 107 Roberto Carballes Baena had not won a match on the ATP Tour in almost a year before arriving in Quito for Ecuador Open, and won six matches in seven days beating seeds Paolo Lorenzi, Nicolas Jarry and Albert Ramos-Vinolas to come out on top.

tennis Updated: Feb 12, 2018 13:48 IST
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Roberto Carballes Baena of Spain beat compatriot Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the Ecuador Open ATP tennis tournament final.(Getty Images)

Roberto Carballes Baena claimed his maiden ATP World Tour title with a 6-3 4-6 6-4 victory over fellow Spaniard Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the Ecuador Open final.

World number 107 Carballes Baena had not won a match on the Tour in almost a year before arriving in Quito but won six in seven days to come out on top.

Seeds Paolo Lorenzi, Nicolas Jarry and Ramos-Vinolas all fell to the 24-year-old, who becomes the first player other than Victor Estrella Burgos to win the event.

Estrella Burgos had won all three previous stagings of the tournament.

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First Published: Feb 12, 2018 13:48 IST