Federico Delbonis, the 23-year-old Argentine, defeated Paolo Lorenzi of Italy in Sao Paolo today, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4 to take the title at the Brazil Open. It was only the second final for Delbonis, and the first for the 32-year-old Italian, with the Argentine coming up with his first trophy.
Delbonis was ranked No. 61 going into the tournament, and should get to a career-high No. 44 when the rankings come out tomorrow; Lorenzi, No. 114 this week, will get to No. 100, having ever reached a career best No. 49 in the ATP World Rankings.
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