Lucas Pouille beats Feliciano Lopez to win Stuttgart Open

Lucas Pouille of France defeated Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 to win the Stuttgart Open on Sunday.

Published: 18th June 2017 10:47 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th June 2017 10:47 PM   |  A+A-

France's Lucas Pouille celebrates during the final match against Spain's Feliciano Lopez at the ATP Tennis Tournament in Stuttgart. | AP

By Associated Press

STUTTGART: Lucas Pouille of France defeated Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 to win the Stuttgart Open on Sunday.

The No. 4-seeded Pouille, who was given a wild card to play at the grass-court tournament, hit 29 aces and saved six of the seven break points he faced before claiming his third title in two hours and five minutes.

The 23-year-old Pouille, who saved a match point in his opener against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, was playing his third final of the season, his fifth overall.

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