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Cressy wins first career title on Newport turf
It was the home tennis player Maxime Cressy who won the ATP 250 final in Newport, defeating Alexander Bublik, who was up a set and break on the American but lost in three sets to the eventual champion, 2-6, 6-3, 7-6. (3).
“Winning my first championship is an incredible experience, and one I never expected to have. Newport, where I initially competed on the ATP Tour, always has a great energy. The day had its ups and downs, but I am pleased of myself for persevering, “This is particularly significant since it propels Cressy up to his career-best position of 33rd from his previous ranking of 150th.
The 25-year-old American was ‘vice’ in both of this year’s finals, in Melbourne and Eastbourne, despite playing his finest season ever.