13 Feb 2011

Almagro wins in Brazil

3:18 pm on 13 February 2011

World number 13 Nicolas Almagro won his second Brazil Tennis Open title with a 6-3 7-6 victory over Ukrainian Alexandr Dolgopolov in the final.

The top-seeded Spaniard, who the claycourt tournament trophy in 2008, took his total of ATP titles to eight while denying his young, 32nd-ranked opponent his first.

The four-tournament Latin American circuit moves to Buenos Aires next week before concluding in Acapulco, Mexico.

The first tournament in Chile was won by Spaniard Tommy Robredo last week.