Alexander Zverev Won the St. Petersburg Open

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On Sept. 25, 2016, Alexander Zverev won the St. Petersburg Open. In the final, the German tennis player defeated Stanislas Wawrinka, in 3 sets. The scores were 2-6, 6-3, and 5-7.

As a result of this victory, the 19-year-old secured his first trophy in St. Petersburg. It was also the first indoor final played by Zverev, who impressed at the Russian tournament.

Zverev won in two sets against Tomas Berdych, Mikhail Youzhny, and Daniil Medvedev. According to ATP World Tour website, he is one of the players who represents the future of tennis.

In July 2016, he became the youngest athlete who entered the ATP Top 25, since 2006. However, he obtained the first indoor trophy and the third of his career. As a result of this victory, Zverev occupies the 24th place in the ATP ranking.

Stanislas Wawrinka Without Trophy in St. Petersburg

Wawrinka did not manage to obtain his first award in St. Petersburg. However, he remains in the 3rd place position in the ATP ranking. Earlier in September, he won the trophy at the U.S. Open.

Caroline Wozniacki Won the Pan Pacific Open

On September 25, Caroline Wozniacki won the Pan Pacific Open. She defeated the Japanese tennis player Naomi Osaka, in 2 sets. The scores were 5-7 and 3-6. As a result of this victory, the 26-year-old occupies the 22nd place in the WTA ranking.

Lara Arruabarrena Won the Korea Open

Also, on September 25, Lana Arruabarrena won the Korea Open. The Spanish tennis player defeated Monica Niculescu, in three sets. The scores were 0-6, 6-3, and 0-6. As a result of this success, Arruabarrena reached a new career high. She is on the 61st place in the WTA ranking.

Written by Bianca-Ramona Dumitru
Edited by Cathy Milne

Sources:

ATP World Tour: Stan Wawrinka Goes For Career First In St. Petersburg
Live Tennis Rankings: Live ATP Ranking
Live Tennis Rankings: Live WTA Ranking

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