Sunday, May 6, 2012

ATP Estoril Tennis Final: Del Potro Defends Title against Gasquet:

The defending champion top seeded Juan Martin Del Potro from Argentina defends his title Sunday against the second seeded Richard Gasquet.

While the defending champion Potro did not have much difficulty defeating Swiss third seed Stanislas Wawrinka 7-6 (7-2), 6-4 in the semi final match played Saturday, it was Gasquet who had a after over three hours of fight agianst Spain's Albert Ramos to reach the final 2-6, 7-6 (7/1), 7-5.

A win today will bring Del Potro his second successive title at Estoril, while for Gasquet it's the first final of the year. So far he hasn't been anywhere past the quarters, which includes Marseille where he fell at this stage to Del Potro after a tight match.

Would Potro defend the titile today? Well the Argentinian is the favourite in Estoril as he carries a 3-1 h2h winning their last three encounters and he has performed better in this tournament.

The ATP Estoril Open is scheduled for Sunday 6 May, 2012 at 14:30 GMT