Dutchman Tallon Griekspoor is the circuit’s first champion of the 2023 season. This Saturday, he won the ATP 250 title in Pune, on tough courts in India, beating Frenchman Benjamin Bonzi in the last by 4/6, 7/5 and 6/3 in 2h16 of the match.
The final in Pune was the first on the ATP Tour for both players, both 26 years of ages. Griekspoor is currently rated 95th and will certainly come close to the leading 60. Bonzi, ranked 60th, will certainly get 10 positions, however the best mark of his occupation remains 44th.
By winning the title, Griekspoor also avenged the defeat endured by compatriot Botic van de Zandschulp, gone beyond by Bonzi in last Friday’s semifinal. There was an opportunity of a Dutch final in the event.
MILESTONE 🏆@Griekii claims his first ever @atptour title after a 4-6 7-5 6-3 win in the Pune final 👏#TataOpenMaharashtra pic.twitter.com/zGB3zD2Seo
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) January 7, 2023
The first collection had just one break, overcome by Bonzi taking advantage of his only break-point, already in the last game of the disagreement. In the complying with partial, Griekspoor managed to push the challenger’s offer extra frequently and also developed four break-points before achieving the break at 5/5. Quickly previously, when he shed by 5/4 and also was one game far from defeat, he confirmed the service effectively. In the third collection, the Dutchman maintained his offer during and obtained 2 new breaks to shut the game.
Belgians conquer Indians in increases final
The increases title mosted likely to the Belgians Sander Gille and also Joran Vliegen, that defeated the Indian partnership of N.Sriram Balaji and also Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan by dual 6/4. The Belgians, aged 29 and 31, have actually been playing with each other for a long period of time and already have 6 ATP titles in between 2019 and the current season.