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Cilic won the home Open Championship 

Cilic won the home Open Championship


Marin Cilic became the first local who wins The Open Championship in Croatia from 22 years. In the final late last night he handle with Marcel Granoyers from Spain with 6:4, 6:2.

Cilic trailing with 2:4 games in the first set but then won nine consecutive games and stopped until in 5:0 in the second. Then the representative of the hosts served for the match with 5:1 but Granoyers leave a little intrigue, after he achieved a breakthrough. In the 8th game of the second set, the Spaniard had decided to cut more liability, but Cilic of the third time managed to break through and triumphs like a champ.

The last winner from the host country in Umag was Goran Parpich in 1990 a year. With this success even Cilic already has two titles this year, after he triumphed in the tournament in Queens.

Despite the defeat even Granoyers jumps into top 20 in men's professional tennis, having now moved from 24 th to 19 th place in the men's rankings.

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