ATP Tour

Marton Fucsovics triumphs in Geneva

2018-05-28 14:03
Marton Fucsovics (AP)

Geneva - Hungary’s Marton Fucsovics won the Geneva Open on Saturday to become the first man from his country to claim an ATP title for 36 years.

The 26-year-old beat Germany's Peter Gojowczyk 6-2, 6-2 in the final.

He will now play Canada’s Vasek Pospisil in the French Open first.

The Hungarian had claimed the scalp of three-time Grand Slam winner Stan Wawrinka in the quarter-finals in Geneva.

The last Hungarian winner of an ATP title was Balazs Taroczy, who triummphed at Hilversum in the Netherlands in 1982.

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