Marco Cecchinato defeat Diego Schwartzman to win Argentina Open
Third-seed player, Marco Cecchinato defeated homeboy, fourth-seed and crowd favourite, Diego Schwartzman 6-1, 6-2 to win the Argentina Open.
The Italian won the title in Buenos Aires without dropping a set. So far, his three ATP Tour titles were won on clay – in Budapest and in Umag.
“Winning my third tournament in my third final makes me happy,” Cecchinato told newsmen after his triumph.
This was Schwartzman first final after winning the tournament in Rio de Janeiro one year ago. With this win, Cecchinato walks away with US$101,830 and 250 ATP Ranking Points while Schwartzman goes home with 150 ATP Ranking points and US$55,065.