Almagro beats Volandri for another Brasil Open title|
Sao Paulo, Brazil (Sports Network) - Top seed and defending champion Nicolas
Almagro outlasted Italian veteran Filippo Volandri in Sunday's final at the
$475,300 Brasil Open.
The Spanish Almagro needed two hours to emerge with a 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 victory
and his third title at this event. He also won the crown in Costa do Sauipe in
Almagro hit 18 aces past the 30-year-old Volandri, who appeared in his first
final since October 1, 2006, when he captured his second title in Palermo.
The 26-year-old Almagro claimed the 11th title of his career, while improving
to 7-3 lifetime against Volandri.
02/19 14:56:15 ET