Melzer Gets Much-Needed Mojo with Dallas Tennis Classic Title
Jurgen Melzer did the Dallas two step this week, taking both the singles and doubles titles at the Dallas Tennis Classic (Dallas Challenger-2) and getting some much-needed mojo after a rough spot of play these past few weeks. In what was an ATP level field, Melzer, who will remain in the top 50, beat Jan Hajek, Robby Ginepri, Denis Istomin and Ilya Marchenko, the last two matches both going 3 sets. He took the title over Denis Kudla 6-2, 2-6, 6-1. Melzer showed some serious grit and this will give him a much needed confidence boost as he continues on with more events.
Kudla, who qualified, really did well for himself this week in what was again ATP level competition, beating Lukas Rosol, Matthias Bachinger, Bobby Reynolds and Phillip Petzschner to make the final. Denis will be back in the top 150 after making this final and continues to be one of the top three young Americans ranking wise.
Petzschner joined with his buddy Melzer to take the doubles over Eric Butorac and Dominic Inglot.