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Fognini claims second ATP title in two weeks



Hamburg, Germany (Sports Network) - Fabio Fognini won his second ATP World Tour title in as many weeks with Sunday's victory at the German Open Tennis Championships.

The 12th-seeded Fognini rallied past Argentinian qualifier Federico Delbonis by a 4-6, 7-6 (10-8), 6-2 margin in the final.

Fognini, who saved three match points in the second set tiebreak, became the first Italian to win in Hamburg.

The 26-year-old Fognini claimed his maiden ATP championship in Stuttgart last week and is riding a 10-match winning streak.

"It's an amazing week. I can't believe it right now. I just feel incredible, a real good sensation," Fognini said. "I'm very happy. I was, I think, a little bit lucky. I was nervous. Today, I didn't play really good, but I fought hard. I think that was the key. Another trophy, that's the important thing."

Playing in his first career final, Delbonis was trying to become the seventh first-time winner on the ATP World Tour this year after stunning four-time champion Roger Federer in Saturday's semifinals.

07/21 14:36:20 ET