Garin and Bencic win French Open junior titles

by: AP June 08, 2013

AP Photo

PARIS (AP)—Christian Garin of Chile and Belinda Bencic of Switzerland won the boys' and girls' junior French Open titles in straight sets Saturday.

The unseeded Garin beat fourth-seeded Alexander Zverev of Germany 6-4, 6-1, and the second-seeded Bencic won 6-1, 6-3 over No. 5 Antonia Lottner of Germany.

The 17-year-old Garin converted 4 of 6 break-point chances, while the 16-year-old Zverev was 1 for 5.

Both girls players, who are 16, struggled on their serves. But Bencic took advantage better, converting seven of her 13 break-point chances. Lottner was 3 for 12.
 

More Stories

Radwanska proves that women can hit tweeners, too

Aga says she was inspired by the shotmaking of Kyrgios and Federer.

Nick Kyrgios loses a tough match, but gains much-needed perspective

The talented and tormented Aussie seems to have finally turned a corner.

Three to See, Day 4: Konta vs. Osaka; Zverev vs. Tiafoe—and Nadal, too

The 14-time Grand Slam champion will face Marcos Baghdatis under the lights.