Lopez San Martin Advances To Melilla Final

Alvaro Lopez San Martin

MELILLA/STARNBERG, September 24, 2022

The two top seeds of the XVII Internacional Masculino De Tenis Melilla Sport Capital go head to head in Sunday’s championship match of the ITF World Tennis Tour M15 clay-court event. Alvaro Lopez San Martin rallied past third favourite and fellow Spaniard Max Alcala Guirri 2-6, 6-1, 6-2 in Saturday’s semi-final.

Alvaro Lopez San Marin struck five aces and won won 79 per cent of his first-service points to seal victory in two hours and seven minutes.

The World No. 456 from Spain will play second-seeded Swiss Mirko Martino from Switzerland. The 24-year-old fought past fourth favourite Argentine Federico Agustin Gomez of Argentina 6-4, 6-7(5), 7-6(1) in three hours and 13 minutes.

In other action, Sergi Perez Contri and Benjamin Winer Lopez captured the doubles title. The No. 1 seeds from Spain defeated Filip Apltauer from the Czech Republic and Moroccan Imran Sibille 6-3, 6-3. The encounter lasted one hour and 15 minutes.