Tennis: Berrettini Overpowers Auger-Aliassime To Lift Stuttgart Title | 1/14/2019 | Staff
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(Reuters) – Italian Matteo Berrettini claimed his first grasscourt title with a 6-4 7-6(11) victory over Canadian teenager Felix Auger-Aliassime at the Stuttgart Open final on Sunday.

World number 30 Berrettini saved five points in the marathon second set tiebreak and held on to win it 13-11 for his third ATP crown in last 11 months.

Berrettini - Home - Jan-Lennard - Struff - Break

Berrettini, who defeated home favorite Jan-Lennard Struff in the semi-final, grabbed an early break point in the opening set, as the 18-year-old erred by pushing a backhand approach shot into the net.

Auger-Aliassime, who is youngest player in the world’s top 100, was unable to take advantage...
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