World No. 73 Horacio Zeballos defeated Rafael Nadal 6-7 (2) 7-6 (6) 6-4 to win his first ATP World Tour trophy in VTR OPEN 2013 on 10 February 2013 in Vina del Mar, Chile in Men’s Singles.
Horacio Zeballos became the second first-time winner in ATP World Tour 2013. The first one was Australian Bernard Tomic who won at Apia International Sydney.
27-year-old Horacio Zeballos knocked all the four seeded opponents to grab the title. Apart from Nadal, he defeated fourth seed Pablo Andujar, fifth seed Albert Ramos and eighth seed Carlos Berlocq.
Rafael Nadal, additionally also lost in Men’s Doubles after he and Juan Monaco of Argentina lost to Italians Paolo Lorenzi and Potito Starace (6-2, 6-4).
About VTR OPEN 2013
• VTR OPEN 2013 was played on the clay courts. It is a tennis tournament. This was the 20th edition of VTR OPEN and also a part of ATP World Tour 250 series of the 2013 ATP World Tour.
• VTR OPEN 2013 took place in Viña del Mar, Chile.
• It took place from 2 February 2013 to 10 February 2013.