Aircel Chennai Open Sunday Tennis Results
Aircel Chennai Open
RESULTS - SUNDAY 5 JANUARY 2014
DOUBLES FINAL REVIEW - BRUNSTROM/NIELSEN WIN FIRST TITLE
Singles - Final
 S Wawrinka
(SUI) d  E Roger-Vasselin (FRA) 75 62
Doubles - Final
 J Brunstrom
(SWE) / F Nielsen (DEN) d M Draganja (CRO) / M Pavic
(CRO) 62 46 10-7
SINGLES FINAL REVIEW - WAWRINKA CLAIMS SECOND CHENNAI
• Stanislas Wawrinka
topped Edouard Roger-Vasselin in straight sets to win
the 2014 singles title at the Aircel Chennai Open in
just over an hour and a half.
• It was Wawrinka's
fifth title on the ATP World Tour and second in Chennai
in three finals.
• The Swiss, who reached the
300-match win milestone earlier in the week, competed in
his 500th career match on Sunday.
• Wawrinka saved 19
of 22 break points faced and did not relinquish a set
• Roger-Vasselin ascends to a career-high
World No. 40 with his run to the final, the second of
his career (Delray Beach 2013).
WHAT THE PLAYERS SAID:
Wawrinka: "I was really happy with
the way I was playing. In the end I think I served well
and played aggressive. Edouard is a tough player to
beat. I lost against him last year in Basel. He was
playing really good this week.
"I need to keep
practising and keep going for the rest of the year
because it's only one week. I need to keep pushing
myself to try to improve."
Roger-Vasselin: "After this final I can
say it was a great week for me. I have positive feelings
from this week...Every week is different and I have to
be focused on my game. Of course it gives me a lot of
confidence for the rest of the season."
Johan Brunstrom and Frederik Nielsen won their first ATP
World Tour doubles title together in their third final.
• It was Brunstrom's fourth doubles crown and
Nielsen's second overall.
• The runners-up, Marin
Draganja and Mate Pavic, were competing in their first
WHAT THE PLAYERS SAID:
Nielsen: "It’s a really good start
for us. Johan came off surgery in the winter and it’s
been a while since we played together. We swapped sides
before the season so we didn’t really know where we were
going to stand this week. I think we played very well
and complimented each other really well.
years we played together and all the work we put in to
try and find a good partnership paid off this week. We
came through a tough tournament and played some good
tennis. I managed to get my first title with Johan which
is fantastic. He is a really good friend of mine and
it’s a pleasure to share an experience with a really
Brunstrom: "In the start of the season
is tough to get a win right and get a good start so you
are really into it and building up confidence into
Australia. Like Frederik said, it just makes it so much
more fun when you play with a good friend as well."