Hungary’s Velcz lifts maiden ITF title at Gurugram

Hungary’s Velcz lifts maiden ITF title at Gurugram

By Saurabh Singh | AITA

Hungarian teenager Zsombor Velcz defeated American third seed Dusty H. Boyer in the singles final of the ITF Men’s $15,000 Gurugram to lift the champion’s trophy yesterday.

The tournament, which began on 22nd November in Haryana’s Gurugram city, came to conclusion with a fitting finale which produced an enthralling battle where the 19-year-old Velcz won in straight sets 6-3, 6-2.

This is Velcz’s maiden ITF title of his career.

In the doubles action, top seeds Yuki Bhambri and Saketh Myneni won against fourth seeds SD Prajwal Dev and Rishi Reddy 6-4, 7-6 (6) in an all-Indian affair in final.

In India, the ITF World Tennis Tour next moves to Bengaluru for Women’s $15,000 event.


Singles Final

Zsombor Velcz (HUN) Def. Dusty H. Boyer (USA) [3] 6-3, 6-2

Doubles Final

Yuki Bhambri (IND)/Saketh Myneni (IND) [1] Def. SD Prajwal Dev (IND)/Rishi Reddy (IND) [4] 6-4, 7-6 (6)


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