Taiwan’s Lu Yen-hsun wins Jinan challenger

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/08/12
By: Christie Chen

Taipei, Aug. 12 (CNA) Taiwan’s Lu Yen-hsun (盧彥勳) won his second ATP Challenger

Photo courtesy of Lu Wei-ju

event in two weeks and the 29th title of his career on Saturday when he topped Ricardas Berankis of Lithuania in straight sets.

Lu, who turns 34 on Aug. 14, gave himself an early birthday gift by upending Berankis 6-3, 6-1 in a match that lasted around an hour to win the US$150,000 tournament in Jinan, China.

The two players had faced each other once in the past, in an ATP Tour event in Washington, D.C., in 2015, with Berankis winning the match 7-6 (1), 6-3 against Lu.    [FULL  STORY]

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