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Cilic ends Croatia drought

2012-07-16 10:45

Umag - Second seed Marin Cilic captured his second title of the season on Sunday, beating Spanish fourth seed Marcel Granollers 6-4, 6-2 to become the first home winner in Umag since 1990.

Cilic claimed victory at the clay court event in one hour and 32 minutes.

The 23-year-old Croat celebrated his third triumph on home soil, adding to the back-to-back titles he claimed at the Zagreb Indoors in 2009 and 2010.

In June, he lifted his first grass court trophy at Queen's in London.

 

AFP