Ljubicic wins SA Open singles title

2008-02-18 00:00

IN what was a fitting finale to a most successful week for South African tennis, top seed Ivan Ljubicic of Croatia defeated the second-seeded Stefan Koubek of Austria 7-6 (7-2) 6-4 to take the SA Airways Open title at Selborne Park in East London yesterday.

“The weather was perfect. No wind meant I was confident in my serve,” said Ljubicic. “I didn’t feel I played great tennis in the earlier rounds but I am very happy with the form I showed from the quarter-finals onwards.

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