(July 24, 2016) Fourth seed Fabio Fognini beat Andrej Martin 6-4, 6-1 to win the Croatia Open on Sunday in Umag. It’s the Italian’s fourth career ATP World Tour title. It was his Slovakian opponent’s first final.
“I am really happy to win this title,” Fognini said. “Congratulations to Andrej, he played unbelievably this week.”
“Right now, it doesn’t feel so good, but over time I will appreciate what I did this week,” said Martin. “For me, it’s been a great experience.””
“It’s the final,” said the winner. “Both players had nothing to lose. For me there was everything to win because I was the favorite. I think I improved my game in the second set.”
“I have to be happy. A title is always a title. It was a great week of tennis.”