Scottish tennis player Andy Murray, who ranks third globally, won the open tennis championship title in the BMW Open by FWU AG in Munich, after defeating German player Philipp Kohlshreiber, who is ranked 24th globally.
The scores were 6-7, 7-5 and 6-7. Murray won his first title this season, the ATP World Tour clay-court title.
Meanwhile, Swiss player Roger Federer, the World No. 2, scored 250 points in the ATP World Tour, after winning the title for the first ATP World Tour event in Istanbul. He defeated Pablo Cuevas, ranked 23rd globally, with a final score of 3-6 and 6-7. As a result, Federer added the third tournament to his credit scores among the ATP World Tour competitions this year, and the 85th tournament to his professional portfolio.
This is the first victory for Federer since three years. His last victories on the sand fields were in 2012 in the Mutua Madrid Open.
Federer defeated Finish tennis player Jarkko Nieminen with scores of 2-6 and 5-7 in the 16th round. In the quarterfinal, he defeated Spanish player Daniel Gimeno-Traver with scores of 6-7, 7-6 and 3-6, while defeating Argentinean Diego Schwartzman with scores of 6-2, 2-6 and 5-7 in the semi-final.
The ATP World Tour competitions, which have a 250 point ranking, were completed by French player Richard Gasquet, who is ranked World No. 28. Gasquet won the Millennium Estoril Open, staged in the Portuguese city of Estoril. His victory was achieved after beating Australian Nick Kyrgios in the final round with scores of 3-6 and 2-6, achieving his first title for this year among the competitions of ATP World Tour.
Shifting to the WTA World Tour, Ukrainian player Elina Svitolina won the Marrakech Grand Prix after a win against Hungarian player Tímea Babos with scores of 5-7 and 6-7 in their final match. Last year’s title was won by Spanish layer Maria Teresa Torró Flor.
This year, Torró won against Croatian player Donna Vekić in the first round of the tournament, and the scores achieved were 2-6 and 2-6. In the second round she won against American player Christina McHale with scores of 5-7 and 3-6. Later, in the quarterfinal round, she defeated Italian player Karin Knapp by 0-6, 6-3 and 3-6 points. In the semi-final she won against Slovak player Anna Karolína Schmiedlová, scoring 0-6 and 3-6 points.
The title of the Prague Open, in the WTA tournament, was completed in favour of Czech player Karolína Plíšková when she won against her opponent Lucie Hradecká in the final game, scoring 6-4, 5-7 and 3-6.
Before achieving this title, Plíšková made five victories; the first was when she won against German Annika Beck in the first round of the tournament scoring 6-2, 1-6 and 3-6 points. She was also victorious against Bulgarian player Tsvetana Pironkova, with scores of 6-3, 1-6 and 3-6. In the quarterfinal she defeated Czech player Denisa Allertová, scoring 2-6, 7-5 and 1-6 points. Her fourth win was recorded in the semi-final round against Belgium playerYanina Wickmayer, with a score of 4-6 and 5-7 points.