The world no.73 Christian Garin surprises the tennis community after he wins the title in Houston coming from nowhere.
The 22-year-old from Chile had a fantastic ride in Texas where he won 5 matches after beating Pablo Cuevas, Jeremy Chardy, Henri Laaksonen, Sam Querrey, and Casper Ruud in the final (7-6 (4) 4-6 6-3).
After the match, Christian commented
“It was a really intense match today. I think what I did well was to keep playing my game throughout the match. Of course, now I want more, so I have to keep working hard and improving every day.”
After this title, Garin goes up 26 places in the rankings to be the new world no.47.