Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas on 6 March 2017 defeated Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain 6-7 (3), 6-4, 6-4 to win Brasil Open Men’s Singles title.
It is the third straight Brasil Open title for Cuevas.
In the rain-delayed clay-court tournament, Cuevas finally wrapped up the title on 6 March 2017 with a victory against Albert Ramos-Vinolas of Spain. Ramos-Vinolas had won the first set on 5 March 2017; however, the second set was stopped by rain at 3-3 and deuce with Ramos Vinolas serving. Once the game resumed, Cuevas, the world No 33, quickly took control, winning the second set 6-4 and then taking the third by the same score against the Spaniard.
About Pablo Cuevas
• Born on 1 January 1986, Pablo Cuevas is an Argentine-born Uruguayan professional tennis player.
• He won the 2008 French Open men's doubles title with Luis Horna.
• He has won 5 singles titles.
• In April 2009, he had achieved his career-high doubles ranking of World no. 14.
About Brasil Open
• The Brasil Open is a tennis tournament held annually in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
• It is a part of the ATP World Tour 250 series.
• The tournament is one of the main events in the Brazilian tennis calendar.
• Since 2004, the competition has been a part of the South American clay court circuit. Before that, it was held on hard courts.
• Spain’s Nicolas Almagro and Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas hold the record for most titles at the tournament.
• The 2016 Brasil Open Men’s Singles title was won by Pablo Cuevas.
• The 2017 Brasil Open Men’s Doubles title is won Rogerio Dutra Silva and Andra Sa.
Who: Pablo Cuevas
What: Won 2017 Brasil Open
When: 6 March 2017