Spain has another champion in London: Alejandro Davidovich

The Málaga won by 7-6 (2) and 6-3 to Argentine Axel Geller and is the second Spaniard to win the junior Wimbledon tournament, after Manuel Orantes in 1967.


Alejandro Davidovich Fokina has won the Wimbledon Junior Tournament by beating Argentina's Axel Geller by 7-6 (2) and 6-3.. He is the second Spaniard to win the title in the London Grand Slam and 50 Years after Manuel Orantes , who in 1967 won the American Mike Step.

Javier Sánchez Vicario lost a final against Mexican Eduardo Vélez in 1986. In women Magüi Serna was runner-up in 1996, won by Amelie Mauresmo. Counting the four Grand Slams, with this Spain sum 13 individual titles, the last I sew Paula Badosa at Roland Garros 2015. The previous male, Carlos Cuadrado in 2001, also in Paris.

Davidovich, who had been a semi-finalist at Roland Garros last Month of June, knew to suffer in the first set and took it in a tie-break that opened with an incontestable 5-0 and closed 7-2. In the second set, El malagueño scored a break in the eighth game that was decisive, because with 5-3 he consolidated with his serve and took the victory and the trophy. Geller played with discomfort in the back, for which he was treated at the beginning of the second round.

Alejandro placed 31 winning strokes against a rival bigger than him (1.91 for his 1.80) and risked more throughout the match , With good serves and bravery to hit deep and go to the net 23 times. The Buenos Aires only increased eight times.



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