(ANSA) – GENOA, 25 SEP – Great tennis in Genoa with the final day of the XVIII edition of the Aon Open Challenger – Memorial Giorgio Messina, an international tournament that saw the Brazilian Thiago Monteiro triumph, who beat the Italian Andrea Pellegrino in two set (6-1, 7-6) in a sold out Central stadium with two thousand people.
In the morning the semifinals that had not been able to play yesterday due to bad weather, with the seed number two and 70 / o of the ATP Monteiro ranking who beat Adrian Andreev with a score of 6-2 / 6-4. Followed by Pellegrino’s victory against seeded number 4 Dusan Lajovic (6-4, 7-6). Show also in the doubles, where they raised the trophy Dustin Brown and Andrea Vavassori who wrote their name in the roll of honor by beating Roman Jebavy and Adam Pavlasek in the two sets: 6-2 / 6-2. And then the final of the singles with the success of Monteiro: “The Genoa tournament is beautiful. Congratulations to Pellegrino who played a great match”. And the Italian athlete commented on the challenge as follows: “A very difficult and hard-fought match, it’s a shame not to have won the title but this week in Genoa was really important”. An edition to remember as Mauro Iguera, president of the organizing committee explains: “The audience was extraordinary, during the week we exceeded 25 thousand admissions”. (HANDLE).
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