GSTAAD, Switzerland — Fabio Fognini won his fifth career title by beating 170th-ranked qualifier Yannick Hanfmann 6-4, 7-5 in the Swiss Open final on Sunday.
The fourth-seeded Italian was always in control, racing to a 4-0 lead in the first set and never allowing a break-point chance in the second.
Fognini’s fifth title, all on outdoor clay courts, came from a wild-card entry to play at the Swiss Alps ski resort.
He earned a prize of 86,000 euros ($101,000), and the 25-year-old Hanfmann got a career-best 45,000-euro check ($53,000) for his full week’s work.
The 31st-ranked Fognini is now 5-8 in finals on the ATP tour.
MOSCOW — Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta came back from a set down to beat Italy’s Fabio Fognini and win the Kremlin Cup on Sunday.
Carreno Busta won his second career title 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 despite needing treatment on his ankle midway through the second set.
Fognini saved two match points in the final game before Carreno Busta secured the win, dropping to his knees in celebration.
The victory caps a strong season for the 25-year-old Spaniard, who won his first ATP title at the Winston-Salem Open in August.
He is 2-2 in career finals, while Fognini drops to 4-8.
On Saturday, Russia’s Svetlana Kuznetsova won the women’s Kremlin Cup title, beating Australia’s Daria Gavrilova 6-2, 6-1.