PARIS: Yang Tsung-hua of Taiwan won the boys singles title at the French Open on Sunday defeating Polands 12th seed Jerzy Jankowicz 6-3, 7-6 (7-5)
The unseeded Yang was well in control of the first set but fell 0-5 down in the second before clawing his way back to force a tense tie-break which he won 7-5.
It was a case of one stage better for the Taipei resident who lost to Australias Bernard Tomic in the boys final at the Australian Open in January.
Tomic lost in the quarter-finals in Paris, while Yang defeated second seed Cesar Ramirez of Mexico in straight sets in the semi-finals.
I am very happy to win this game, Yang said. I was 5-0 down in the second set and I thought I had already lost the set. But then I broke back and just played one game at a time. I was a bit scared before the match, but when I got out on to the court I was okay.
Yang said that he would next play in the junior tournament at Wimbledon after which he would return to the ATP Futures circuit. AFP
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