Tennis

American Jack Sock Ready To Defend Title in Sunday Clay Court Final

Defending Champion, Jack Sock.

Defending Champion, Jack Sock.

Two past champions, Jack Sock (2015) and Juan Monaco (2012), will meet in Sunday’s title match at the 2016 Fayez Sarofim & Co. U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. This is just the fifth time in the Open Era that two past champions are meeting in the final.

Fourth-seeded defending champion Jack Sock beat top-seeded John Isner 7-6 (4), 6-3 on Saturday in an all-American semifinal in the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championship. Sock is the first player to reach back-to-back finals at this event since Andy Roddick reached four straight finals (2001-04). Sock (who has won eight straight matches in the tournament) is bidding to be the first player to win consecutive titles at this event since Andy Roddick (in 2001-02). Sock is appearing in his fourth career ATP final and second this season.

RESULTS – Saturday, April 9, 2016
Singles Semifinals
[4] Jack Sock (USA) d [1] John Isner (USA) 7-6(4) 6-3
Juan Monaco (Argentina) d [3] Feliciano Lopez (Spain) 6-4 6-2

Doubles Final
[1] Bob Bryan (USA) / Mike Bryan (USA) d Victor Estrella Burgos (Dominican Republic) / Santiago Gonzalez (Mexico) 4-6 6-3 10-8

SCHEDULE – Sunday, April 10, 2016
Center Court – 2:00 pm start
Juan Monaco (Argentina) vs [4] Jack Sock (USA)

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