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The latest on the 2009 Pilot Pen tournament with tennis writer Jim Fuller and other New Haven Register contributors.

Saturday, August 29, 2009

Verdasco wins title

Second-seeded Fernando Verdasco fought off three set points in the second set to win the Pilot Pen men's singles title with a 6-4, 7-6 win over Sam Querrey.

Querrey rallied from an 0-2 deficit in the second set and had two break points when Verdasco was attempting to send the set into a tiebreaker. Verdasco answered with four straight points setting the stage for the tiebreaker.


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