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Update – Tennis: Marius Copil climbs to 74th position in ATP rankings after the final in Sofia

Romanian tennis player Marius Copil has climbed 19 positions, up to 74th position in the ATP rankings, after the final played in Sofia on Sunday, the latest ATP ranking released on Monday reveal. Thus, Copil reaches the best position of his career, the same one as achieved on October 16, 2017.

Marius Copil was by Bosnian player Mirza Basic 7-6 (6), 6-7 (4), 6-4 on Sunday in the final of the ATP tournament in Sofia, with total prizes of EUR 501,345.

Copil (27, 93rd ATP) was on his first ATP final of his career. The match lasted two hours and 19 minutes.

Copil managed 19 aces in this match and made 8 double faults, while Basic (26, 129th ATP) came from the qualifiers, had 12 aces and made only two double faults.

Copil is now down 1-3 to Basic in direct matches, his only success was in 2015, in Izmir (challenger tournament) in 2015, 6-3, 6-4.

Marius Copil will collect a cheque of EUR 47,105 and 150 ATP points, while Basic will collect EUR 89,435 and 262 ATP points.

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