bet-at-home Cup Kitzbühel
RESULTS - SATURDAY, 2 AUGUST 2014
Singles - Final
[WC] D Goffin (BEL) d  D Thiem (AUT) 46 61 63
Doubles - Final
H Kontinen (FIN) / J Nieminen (FIN) d D Bracciali (ITA)
/ A Golubev (KAZ) 61 64
FINALS REVIEW –
DOMINANT GOFFIN WINS FIRST TITLE; KONTINEN/NIEMINEN
• Goffin won his maiden title on Saturday, in what
was the last clay-court match on the ATP World Tour in
• The Belgian wild card extended his win
streak to 20 straight, following a dominant July that
included three consecutive ATP Challenger Tour titles.
• The 23 year old is the fifth player born in the
1990s to hoist a tour-level trophy and the first titlist
from Belgium since Steve Darcis won in Memphis 2008.
• Thiem, who was also competing in his first
final, was looking to become the first homegrown
champion in Kitzbühel since Thomas Muster won in 1993.
• Kontinen and Nieminen needed just 58 minutes to
capture their first team title on the ATP World Tour.
• It was Nieminen's fourth title in eight tour-level
finals and first since triumphing alongside Dmitry
Tursunov in Munich last year. For Kontinen, it was the
24 year old's maiden victory.
WHAT THE PLAYERS SAID
“It's a great day for me, to win an ATP [World Tour]
250. It's just an amazing feeling right now. I don't
believe it. Maybe in a few days I'll realise what
"You work so much in the fitness
room and on the court for a moment like today. You play
so many practices and so many matches to have this
emotion, so when you win the match point you can't
“You have to find the right words and I hope that I
managed to do that. It was an amazing week for me and
the crowd gave me huge support during every match.
"Of course I’m very disappointed. But I lost against
an extremely strong opponent, who didn’t commit a lot of
mistakes and played with a lot power.”
“Thanks to Henri for playing great again. We haven't had
many chances to play together on the [ATP World] Tour
level, but we've played many Davis Cups and hopefully
we'll get many more attempts to play together. It was