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
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.
First Published: Feb 12, 2018 13:48 IST