Wawrinka, Nishikori among This Week’s Winners on ATP/WTA Tour

by Vishal Gajaria | Posted on Monday, February 16th, 2015 | 0

Here are This Week’s Winners on ATP/WTA Tour…

ATP 500, Rotterdam: Stanislas Wawrinka

Stanislas Wawrinka continued his sublime form to claim the 42nd ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam. The fourth-seeded Swiss rallied from a set down to sneak a 4-6 6-3 6-4 conquest of 3rd seed Tomas Berdych in the title-clash.

Rewards: 500 ATP ranking points and € 358,540.

ATP 250, Memphis: Kei Nishikori

Japanese superstar Kei Nishikori continued his love-affair with Memphis Open, following his third consecutive triumph here. The top seed put up a stellar piece of performance to sail for a 6-4 6-4 win over big-serving South African Kevin Anderson.

Rewards: 250 ATP ranking points and € 106,565

WTA Premier, Antwerp: Andrea Petkovic

3rd seed Andrea Petkovic certainly had the luck lord by her side, as she won the BNP Paribas Fortis Diamond Games after her opponent, Carla Suarez Navarro, retired from the match. To compensate for the lost match, tournament director and former tennis professional, Kim Clijsters stepped on to the court to play a one-set match.

Rewards: 470 WTA ranking points and € 100,000

WTA Internatioal, Pattaya City: Daniela Hantuchova

Former World No. 5 Daniela Hantuchova brushed aside Ajla Tomljanovic 6-3 3-6 6-4 to win the PTT Pattaya Open crown in Thailand. This was her 7th singles title on the women’s tour.

Rewards: 280 WTA ranking points and € 43,000

ATP 250, Sao Paulo: Pablo Cuevas

Pablo Cuevas won his third title on the men’s tour after clinching the Brasil Open 2015 event. The 5th seed pulled off the battle of nerves to clamp a ceiling on 108th-ranked Italian qualifier Luca Vanni 6-4 3-6 7-6 in the summit clash.

Rewards: 250 ATP ranking points and € 80, 850

(Image courtesy: The Guardian)

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