Found May 06, 2012 on Tennis Panorama :
PLAYERS: Richard Gasquet
  Top seed Juan Martin Del Potro defended his Estoril Open title by dispatching Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2 in the final on Sunday. “I felt I played really well today,” the Argentine said. “I felt it was my best match of the week, so I am very glad for that to get another title in Estoril. I played really aggressive all the time and I felt really confident on my forehand. I grew in confidence every game. It is important for me. I played my best to beat Gasquet.” “He played very well,” Gasquet said of his opponent. “He’s very powerful, has a great service, a great forehand and backhand. He deserved this win. He played better than me. He’s very tall and has a good second serve and was hitting the ball very well. He was the better player today.” Gasquet spoke about his runner up finish – “It’s good for me to reach a final. It was a good tournament to prepare for the clay season. I get confidence from this tournament.” Del Potro feels he’s back to his level of play: “I am getting clo
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Del Potro beats Gasquet for title

Argentina's Juan Martin del Potro won his second consecutive Estoril Open title, using a strong serve to beat France's Richard Gasquet 6-4, 6-2 Sunday. Del Potro, seeded first and ranked 12th, won his second title of the year and 11th of his career. ''I felt it was my best match of the week,'' Del Potro said. ''I felt really confident on my forehand...

Juan del Potro wins Estoril Open

Juan del Potro won his second consecutive Estoril Open title by beating Richard Gasquet in straight sets on Sunday. The top-seeded Del Potro used his strong serve to win 6-4, 6-2 on the outdoor clay court in 1 hour, 27 minutes. It was the 12th-ranked Argentine's 11th career title and second this year. The second-seeded Gasquet, who also lost the final here in 2007 to current...
Tennis News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.