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Federico Delbonis won his second ATP Challenger Tour title of the year.

Delbonis Storms To Milan Title

Revisit the week that was on the ATP Challenger Tour as we applaud the achievements of those on the rise and look ahead to who’s in action in the week to come

Aspria Tennis Cup (Milan, Italy): Federico Delbonis has won two ATP Challenger Tour titles in two tournaments entered this year. And the Argentine has not relinquished a set. Delbonis needed 91 minutes to defeat Rogerio Dutra Silva 6-1, 7-6(6) in the final of the Aspria Tennis Cup in Milan on Sunday. The second seed, who triumphed in Sarasota in April, captured his sixth Challenger crown overall. Dutra Silva, who was bidding to become the third qualifier to win on the circuit in 2015, fell to 5-6 in finals.

Meanwhile, Filippo Volandri became the fourth member of the ‘300 Wins Club’, joining Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo, Paolo Lorenzi and Yen-Hsun Lu with a first round victory over Oriol Roca Batalla. Volandri has won 12 titles in 27 finals during his tenure on the circuit, including the 2013 ATP Challenger Tour Finals. Read More


Career Challenger Match Record
1) Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo
2) Paolo Lorenzi
T3) Yen-Hsun Lu
T3) Filippo Volandri

What the Players are Saying
Delbonis: “It's incredible. I'm very happy because this is a nice tournament in a nice club. I have come here to play well and go on until the end and I did it. I want to thank my team that worked with me all this week always with a smile.

“Tomorrow I'll be in London for Wimbledon so this night I have to rest. I go there with no pressure so I will try to do my best”

Second seed Maximo Gonzalez returns to Padova, Italy, looking to successfully defend his clay-court crown. Joining the Argentine are top seed Alejandro Gonzalez and rising teens Andrey Rublev and Duckhee Lee. Also on red clay, the sixth edition of the Marburg Open, in Marburg, Germany, features Japan’s Taro Daniel as the top seed and Paul-Henri Mathieu seeded second. Andrey Golubev, champion in 2013, is the No. 4 seed. Padova Draw | Marburg Draw