Jannik Sinner Beats Maxime Cressy to Claim Montpellier Crown

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Last Updated: February 12, 2023, 22:28 IST

Italy’s Jannik Sinner captured his seventh career title on Sunday when he defeated serve-and-volleyer Maxime Cressy 7-6 (7/3), 6-3 in the Montpellier ATP final.

The 21-year Sinner, who reached the fourth round at the Australian Open last month, has won six of his seven tour-level titles on hard courts. His other triumph came on clay in Umag.

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Sinner will move up to 14 in the world rankings while Cressy competing in his fourth tour-level final, was aiming to win his second ATP title.

The 25-year-old American, who defeated top seed and world number nine Holger Rune in the semi-finals, will break into the top 40 next week.

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