BRD Nastase Tiriac Trophy
RESULTS - SUNDAY, 28 APRIL, 2013
Singles - Final
L Rosol (CZE) d G Garcia-Lopez (ESP) 63 62
FINAL REVIEW – ROSOL CAPTURES FIRST ATP WORLD TOUR TITLE
• Lukas Rosol lifted his first ATP World Tour trophy and
became the third first-time winner this season, joining
Bernard Tomic (Sydney) and Horacio Zeballos (Vina del
• Rosol dropped just one set during his title
run (second round versus No. 3 seed Andreas Seppi).
The Czech is projected to rise to around a career-high
Emirates ATP Ranking of No. 36 on Monday.
Garcia-Lopez was contesting his first tour-level final
since October 2010.
• Both players defeated three
seeded opponents en route to the final.
• During the
on-court trophy presentation, Rosol dedicated the title
to his father, who passed away 10 days ago.
WHAT THE PLAYERS SAID
Lukas Rosol: “It could not be better
this week. I came here from a full two weeks of
practice. I didn’t know what to expect of myself. So I’m
pretty satisfied with this result… I will remember this
week. It was very emotional for me and is something
special. I found a way to beat some good players and
On what winning the title means: “I wanted
to dedicate this trophy to someone, so I found the
energy. I felt somebody was helping me from up top. It’s
not just about me. My family has always supported me and
my tennis. I felt match after match, my dream was coming
Guillermo Garcia-Lopez: “Today, I
couldn’t play my game. I didn’t have enough power
anymore. At the end, he was playing better than me.”