Pospisil cruises to Busan Open Challenger title
Canadian moves up to No. 82 on ATP World Tour rankings
Canada's Vasek Pospisil downed Go Soeda of Japan 6-1, 6-2 on Sunday to capture the Busan Open Challenger.
Great end to my trip in Korea.. 🏆 <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/KamsahamnidaKorea?src=hash">#KamsahamnidaKorea</a> <a href="https://t.co/CYG6BNVHM9">pic.twitter.com/CYG6BNVHM9</a>—@VasekPospisil
It's the fifth ATP Challenger title for the product of Vancouver.
Pospisil recorded nine aces in the match and allowed just one break opportunity in 55 minutes.
🇨🇦 <a href="https://twitter.com/VasekPospisil">@VasekPospisil</a> fires three straight aces to close out his 5th <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/ATPChallenger?src=hash">#ATPChallenger</a> title, d. <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Soeda?src=hash">#Soeda</a> 61 62 in 55 minutes for the Busan crown. <a href="https://t.co/Uffa56yisu">pic.twitter.com/Uffa56yisu</a>—@ATPChallenger
The 26-year-old Pospisil moved up to No. 82 on the ATP World Tour rankings with the win — the first time he's been in the top 100 since July 2016.