Janko Tipsarevic of Serbia won his first ever title when he emerged champion of the men’s singles 2011 ATP Malaysian Open tennis championship at Putra Stadium, Bukit Jalil here yesterday.
The second seeded Tipsarevic outclassed wildcard Marcos Baghdatis 6-4, 7-5 in a high pressure match that lasted for two hours and six minutes.
“It feels great to win against a good player like Baghdatis in a comfortable environment like this.
“I think I deserved it. I managed to keep my head cool throughout the game.
I did not play too defensive or too aggresive,” he told the media after the match.