Tennis - Rosol outlasts Janowicz for second ATP title

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Tennis - Rosol outlasts Janowicz for second ATP title
WINSTON SALEM, NC - AUGUST 23: Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic celebrates with the trophy after defeating Jerzy Janowicz of Poland during the men's finals match of the Winston-Salem Open at Wake Forest University on August 23, 2014 in Winston Salem, North Carolina. Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP (AFP Photo/STREETER LECKA)

- Czech seventh seed Lukas Rosol saved two match points Saturday in rallying to defeat Poland's Jerzy Janowicz 3-6, 7-6 (7/3), 7-5 in the ATP Winston-Salem tournament final.

Rosol, whose only prior ATP title came last year at Bucharest, took the top prize of $80,280 (60,623 euros) and strong momentum heading into the US Open, the year's final Grand Slam event that starts Monday in New York.


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