Dutra Silva Victorious In Bordeaux

Rogerio Dutra Silva (photo: Eliane Voisin)

BORDEAUX, May 16, 2016

Seventh seed Rogerio Dutra Silva clinches the ATP Challenger title of the €85,000 BNP Parisbas Primrose, winning Sunday’s final against Bjorn Fratangelo 6-3, 6-1.

The world number 85 from Brazil won 68% of his first service points and capitalized on five of his eight break point chances to prevail in one hour and eight minutes.

By lifting his first trophy of the season, Dutra Silva earns €12,250 in prize money as well as 110 ATP ranking points. It is the eighth Challenger career title for the Brazilian.

Swedes Johan Brunstrom and Andreas Siljestrom captured the doubles tite, winning 6-1, 3-6, 10-4 over Guillermo Duran and Máximo Gonzalez in one hour and 15 minutes.

Doubles ceremony in Bordeaux (photo: BNP Parisbas Primrose)

Doubles ceremony in Bordeaux (photo: BNP Parisbas Primrose)