June 29, 2019 / 4:07 PM / 21 days ago

ATP roundup: Fritz downs Querrey for first title

Tennis - ATP 250 - Eastbourne International - Devonshire Park, Eastbourne, Britain - June 29, 2019 Taylor Fritz of the U.S. celebrates with the trophy after winning the final against Sam Querrey of the U.S. Action Images via Reuters/Andrew Couldridge

Taylor Fritz overcame fellow American Sam Querrey 6-3, 6-4 for his first career title, winning the Nature Valley International in Eastbourne, England, on Saturday.

Fritz, 21, improved to 3-2 lifetime against Querrey, who was seeking his 11th career title.

It was the second final for Fritz, who dropped just one set this week. He also reached the finals in Memphis in 2016 in just his third ATP event.

Fritz will look to carry the success over to Wimbledon, where he opens against Czech Tomas Berdych on Tuesday.

Turkish Airlines Open Antalya

Italian Lorenzo Sonego outlasted Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanovic 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 6-1 to win his first career title.

Sonego, 24, started the day by finishing a 6-3, 7-6 (2) semifinal win over No. 4 seed Pablo Carreno Busta of Spain. Their semifinal match Friday was suspended by rain with Sonego leading 6-3, 5-5.

It was the first career final for both players.

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