Mannarino gets his maiden title beats Thompson at Libema Open
Thompson reached his first ATP final by beating defending champ Richard Gasquet 7-5 6-3 in a match that was likewise held over and also needed to be completed on Sunday.
Mannarino improves to 3-1 versus Thompson and 3-0 versus the 25-year-old on the yard. He was won all six sets versus Thompson on the lawn.
Even more than four years after his first ATP final Adrian Mannarino has finished a run of 6 consecutive losses in ATP title matches with a victory in his seventh.
— Libéma Open🎾 (@LibemaOpen) June 16, 2019
Mannarino, 30, knocked off three of the event’s leading five seeds en course to the title. He beat fifth-seeded Fernando Verdasco 1-6 6-3 6-4 in the second round and after that edged fourth-seeded David Goffin 4-6 7-5 6-3 to get to the semis.
Thompson had never reached an ATP semi-final before beating third-seeded Alex De Minaur in 3 collections in the quarter-finals. He additionally defeated sixth-seeded Frances Tiafoe in the second round.
The Frenchman saved 6 of 7 breaks indicate remove Australia’s Jordan Thompson, 7-6(7) 6-3, for the Libéma Open title in’s-Hertogenbosch.
In the semi-finals, Mannarino required two days and a third-set tiebreaker to knock off second-seeded Borna Coric, 4-6 6-3 7-6(4).