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Rosol of Czech Republic wins Winston-Salem Open
Lukas Rosol, of Czech Republic, reacts after defeating Yen-Hsun Lu, of Taiwan, in their semi-final match at the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Rosol defeated Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
August 23, 2014, 3:24 pm

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic rallied from a set down Saturday to beat Poland's Jerzy Janowicz 3-6, 7-6 (3), 7-5 to win the Winston-Salem Open title.

The seventh-seeded Rosol won his second career ATP Tour title and his first this year.

Janowicz, playing in just his second career final and first in two years, broke Rosol's serve twice over a four-game span in winning the first set. But Rosol saved break points three times in the second set to force a tiebreaker and took three mini-breaks from Janowicz to win the set.

Janowicz had a chance to win in the 10th game of the third set, twice getting break and match points on Rosol. But Rosol saved both and held serve, broke Janowicz in the next game to take a 6-5 advantage, then served his 12th ace to close out the match.

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