27 Feb '11, 11pm

Tennis: Del Potro triumphs in Delray Beach International Championships

Tennis: Del Potro triumphs in Delray Beach International Championships

DELRAY BEACH, Florida: Juan Martin del Potro won his first title since his 2009 US Open triumph on Sunday, beating Janko Tipsarevic in the final of the $442,500 Delray Beach International Championships. Argentina's Del Potro defeated the sixth-seeded Serbian 6-4, 6-4 to pass another milestone in his injury comeback. A former world number four, Del Potro saw his 2010 campaign derailed by a right wrist injury that required surgery and limited him to just three tournaments. He needed 1 hour 54 minutes to fashion the victory, and left Tipsarevic still seeking a first career ATP title. Del Potro had been building toward the victory, having reached back-to-back semi-finals in San Jose and Memphis the past two weeks.

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