Berlocq upsets Verdasco in Bastad final

by: AP | July 14, 2013

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

AP Photo

BASTAD, Sweden -- Carlos Berlocq upset eighth-seeded Fernando Verdasco to win the clay-court Swedish Open 7-5, 6-1 on Sunday for his first ATP Tour title.

Berlocq broke the Spaniard's serve twice in the second set after a grueling opening set that lasted more than an hour.

It was the second ATP final of the 30-year-old Argentine's career.

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Email

More Stories

Splendor in the Grass: On turf triumphs by Federer, Kvitova, Lopez

Four takeaways from last weekend's great spread of grass-court tennis.

John McEnroe: Serena Williams would be ranked 'like 700' on ATP tour

The seven-time Grand Slam champion made the statement on NPR while promoting his memoir.

A day after title win, Kvitova pulls out of Eastbourne with ab injury

Last week was Kvitova's second tournament of the season.