Drouguet Triumphs At Francavilla Al Mare Open

Titouan Drouguet (photo: Francavilla al Mare Open)


Frenchman Titouan Drouguet has captured the title of the Francavilla al Mare Open. The top seed of the €74,825 ATP Challenger Tour clay-court tournament defeated Italian wild card entry Jacopo Berrettini, the younger brother of Matteo, 6-3, 7-6(4) in Sunday’s singles final.

Drouguet battled his way into the championship match with wins in the top half of the draw over his compatriot Jules Marie, Italian qualifier Andrea Guerrieri, local wild card entry Gabriele Piraino and Franco Agamenone of Italy.

The 22-year-old broke Berrettini’s serve three times and won 54 per cent of the total points played to prevail after one hour and 56 minutes.

Following four title wins on the ITF World Tennis Tour, Droguet captured his maiden Challenger crown. The World No. 146 collected € 10,200 in prize money as well as 75 ATP Ranking points.

The sixth edition of the Francavilla al Mare Open was held at the Circolo Tennis Francavilla Al Mare Sporting Club. Francavilla al Mare is a charming coastal town located in the province of Chieti, in the Abruzzo region of Italy. Situated along the Adriatic Sea, Francavilla al Mare boasts beautiful sandy beaches, making it a popular destination for beachgoers and tourists seeking a relaxing seaside retreat.

The town is known for its picturesque historic center, characterized by narrow cobblestone streets, old churches, and traditional Italian architecture. Visitors can explore landmarks such as the Church of Santa Maria dei Sette Dolori and the Torre Saracena, a historic watchtower offering panoramic views of the coastline.