as informed in Photo Source: Delray Beach OpenThere will be no men’s singles final at the Delray Beach Open this year.
By Chris Oddo | Sunday February 26, 2017Jack Sock wins the Delray Beach Open title after Milos Raonic pulls out with an injury.
The Canadian was making his debut at Delray Beach and defeated Juan Martin del Potro, 6-3, 7-6(6), on Saturday night.
Jack Sock has been awarded the title after Milos Raonic announced his withdrawal due to an injury just over an hour before the final.
— Delray Beach Open (@DelrayBeachOpen) February 26, 2017Tennis Channel announced the news a little after 10 A.M. Eastern Standard Time, and news immediately broke on Twitter, saying that Raonic’s injury was a hamstring injury.
as informed in The Canadian was especially frustrated to withdraw as it was his first ATP World Tour final of the season.
Third seed Jack Sock continues his strong start to 2017 by taking another title on Sunday at the Delray Beach Open.
The unfortunate end to the tournament gives Sock his second ATP World Tour crown of 2017, having prevailed last month at the ASB Classic (d. Sousa).
The American won his third ATP World Tour singles title when top seed Milos Raonic withdrew before taking the court for their final due to a hamstring tear in his right leg.
And it’s disappointing for the sole fact that you’re one match away from a title.
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Tennis: Sock wins Delray Beach final in walkover as Raonic withdraws
REUTERS/Issei KatoCanadian world number four Milos Raonic pulled out of Sunday’s Delray Beach Open final in Florida, handing American Jack Sock the title by walkover.
File Photo: Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – 25/1/17 Canada’s Milos Raonic waves as he leaves after losing his Men’s singles quarter-final match against Spain’s Rafael Nadal.
REUTERS/Issei KatoFile Photo: Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – 20/1/17 Jack Sock of the U.S. hits a shot during his Men’s singles third round match against France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.
“I didn’t think much of it,” Raonic told the Tennis Channel.
He has an 11-1 record this year and is expected to rise to 18th in the world rankings on Monday.
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