Nicolas Jarry added his name to first time ATP title winners this year with a 7-6(7), 6-4 victory over Juan Ignacio Londero in the Bastad clay court final Sunday.
“It is amazing. I am really happy for [the title],” said Jarry. “It was a really tough match… Juan Ignacio was playing great. There was a lot of wind and I couldn’t manage to play as well as the other days, but [with] titles, you have to win them as you can and I am really happy to be able to pull this one off.”
The 23-year-old Jarry didn’t drop a set all week with wins over Henri Laaksonen, Mikael Ymer, Jeremy Chardy and Federico Delbonis before the final.
Jarry came in ranked No. 64 but will depart Sweden with a new career-high ranking of No. 38, closing in on a Grand Slam seeding in New York. He was twice a finalist before at Geneva and last year at Sao Paulo.
The 25-year-old was seeking his second Tour title of the season after Cordoba in February.
Jarry, whose grandfather is former pro Jaime Fillol, now heads to Hamburg where he will meet Alexander Zverev in his opener.
El primero!! 😄🏆 pic.twitter.com/KqyFbHNAh8
— Nicolas Jarry Fillol (@NicoJarry) July 21, 2019
¡Bienvenido al club!
Nicolás Jarry escribió su nombre en la lista de campeones del tenis chileno, donde su abuelo Jaime Fillol ocupa el tercer puesto.#TENISxESPN pic.twitter.com/xUa1qI54Do
— ESPN Tenis (@ESPNtenis) July 21, 2019
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