TENNIS

Libema Open Tennis : Dutch Wildcard Rijthoven Upsets Medvedev To Win First Atp Title

Dutch Wildcard Tim Van Rijthoven capped a dream run at the Libema open by beating top seed Daniil Medvedev 6-4, 6-1 in the final in 's-Hertogenbosch.

Van Rijthoven, ranked 205th in the world, had never won a main draw match at an ATP tour event until this week and he knocked out third seed Taylor Fritz and second seed felix Auger-Aliassime before victory over Medvedev in 65 minutes secured his Maiden title.

The 25 year old van Rijthoven broke Medvedev four times and when the Russian's return on Championship point hit the net, he sank to the grass turf as the home crowd cheered their first Dutch Champion on home soil in 19 years.