Svajda Secures Second Tiburon Challenger Title

Zachary Svajda (photo: Natalie Kim)

TIBURON/STARNBERG, October 9, 2023

Zachary Svajda bested Adam Walton of Australia 6-2, 6-2 in the Tiburon Challenger presented by Raymond James Financial in Sunday’s singles final to win the $80,000 hard-court tournament held at the Tiburon Peninsula Club for the second straight year.

The 20-year-old US-American converted five of his 14 break-point chances and won 59 per cent of the total points played to seal victory in one hour and 20 minutes.


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Tournament director Adam Gagnon congratulated Svajda, whom he called “Our first two-time champion.”

Svajda, who earned $10,840 in prize money as well as 75 ATP Ranking points, thanked everyone and said, “You do such a great job. … It was perfect.”

Second place honors went to Walton, who congratulated Svajda and said. “I’m sure we’ll have more battles in the future. Well done.”


Men’s Singles Final

[3] Z. Svajda (USA) d A. Walton (AUS) 62 62