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Mayer Wins All-Mayer German Championship

Jul 31st 2017
Leonardo Mayer


- Leonardo Mayer won his second ATP World Tour title and his second Hamburg crown, needing one hour and 57 minutes to dismiss Florian Mayer.
- Leonardo Mayer fired 44 winners, including 28 off his forehand wing. 
- It marks the second straight week that a lucky loser has lifted an ATP World Tour trophy, following #NextGenATP Andrey Rublev's maiden triumph in Umag. Leonardo Mayer fell to German 16-year-old Rudolf Molleker last Sunday, before gaining entry into the main draw when Martin Klizan withdrew due to a calf injury.
- Florian Mayer was bidding to become the first German to win in Hamburg since Michael Stich in 1993.
- The 33-year-old right-hander was going for his third ATP World Tour title and his first since 2016 Halle.
- Croatians Ivan Dodig and Mate Pavic won their first team doubles title. The pairing did not drop a set all tournament.
- Dodig celebrates his eighth doubles title and second of the season. For Pavic, it's his seventh of his career and his second of the year.


Leonardo Mayer
“It's amazing to win in Hamburg again… It's like home here and I feel very comfortable. I like the city and I always play well here,” he said. “It's something special about this sport. I lost in qualifying and then beat the No. 1 seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas in the first round. It also happened last week in Umag with Rublev. Now I took the opportunity.”

Florian Mayer
“I'm very happy with my performance this week, especially to be in the final of a 500 tournament,” he said. “It was a big match and a big fight. A very nice week for me. Maybe I got a little tired at the end and Leo played incredibly well. He deserved to win.”

“It was great. We played a really, really good level here all tournament. We had tough matches, from the first round.”

“I think overall we played a good match. I think we were just serving much better than they were.”