The Austrian Dominic Thiem won St. Petersburg Open 2018. The top seed outplayed St. Petersburg Open 2012 Martin Klizan in the final – 6/3, 6/1.
Thiem made 4 breaks, Klizan had only two break points in the last game, but Dominic held them. The match lasted 1 hour 9 minutes.
«It means really a lot for me. It is my first indoor title, that is really amazing, and that’s why I was a little bit tight at the end and I am happy I made that game on my serve. First of all it always means a lot to win the tournament. There are not too many guys who win the tournament every year. So I am happy I won my first indoor title here in St. Petersburg. It is one of the nicest ATP 250 tournaments. People treat is amazing, the great hotel, and super arena so I couldn’t find a better place to win my first indoor title than here in St. Petersburg», – said the Austrian.
Dominic won his maiden indoor title. He also beat Klizan for the first time in his career, making h2h record between them 1-3.