The Lower Austrian Dennis Novak won his second title on the second highest level of the ATP Tour at the Challenger Tournament in Bratislava (114,800 Euro). The 26-year-old prevailed in the final against Bosnian Damir Dzumhur, number 103 in the ATP ranking, in only 50 minutes with 6: 1 6: 1.
His only title to date on the ATP Challenger Tour was Austria's number two (ATP-126.) In Taipei in April. At that time, the NiederOsterreicher, who in the ATP ranking slowly climbed to the Top 100 with the title in Bratislava and is expected to be 108th on Monday, had in the final against Ukrainian Sergei Stachowski in just 61 minutes with 6: 2 6: 4 enforced. His previous high in the world rankings was 104th in June.