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Del Potro Defeated Raonic to Win Japan Open Tennis Championship 2013

Oct 7, 2013 14:41 IST


Top seeded Juan Martin Del Potro of Argentine defeated third seeded Milos Raonic of Canada, 7-6 (7-5) 7-5 to win the ATP Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships in Tokyo on 6 October 2013.

This is the Del potro’s third ATP 500 Tournament of the year(2013). With this win Del Potro also received 312000 US Dollars prize money and earned 500 Emirates ATP Rankings points.

Del Potro was a late addition to the tournament after Andy Murray withdrew due to a back injury.

About the Japan Open

The Rakuten Japan Open Tennis Championships is the longest-running ATP World Tour tennis tournament in Asia, first held in 1972.  The championship includes men's singles and doubles competitions. Until 2008 it was a joint tournament for both men and women, but since 2008 it hosted another women's tournament, Toray Pan Pacific Open.

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