SPORTS

Levy beats Frittelli in playoff to win China Open

Alexander Levy of France beat Dylan Frittelli in a playoff Sunday to win the China Open.

The 2014 champion began the final round seven shots behind overnight leader Frittelli. Levy birdied the par-5 18th for 67 to get to 17-under 271 and force a playoff with the South African.

Frittelli sent his second shot on the last hole over the hospitality tent and had to settle for par in a closing 74 and a trip back up the 18th.

Levy found the fairway off the tee while Frittelli sent his drive into a bunker. But after the Frenchman ended in sand with his second, both men were left with birdie putts.

Frittelli missed his attempt and Levy rolled home from 15 feet to claim victory.