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Mayer upsets Ferrer in Hamburg for 1st title
Argentina's Leonardo Mayer returns the ball to Spain's David Ferrer during their final match at the tennis tournament in Hamburg, Germany, Sunday, July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/dpa, Daniel Reinhardt)
July 20, 2014, 12:06 pm

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) Leonardo Mayer upset top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain 6-7 (3), 6-1, 7-6 (4) Sunday in the Hamburg Open final for the Argentine's first ATP title.

The 46th-ranked Mayer saved five of the eight break points he faced and converted five of his seven chances to beat the seventh-ranked Spaniard in 2 hours, 20 minutes.

Mayer had not dropped a set in five matches to reach the final, while the 32-year-old Ferrer had been bidding for his 22nd title.

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