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. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

Kafelnikov Wins Czech

PRAGUE -- Russia's Yevgeny Kafelnikov took his first title of the year when he beat holder Bohdan Ulihrach of the Czech Republic 7-5 1-6 6-3 in the Czech Open final Sunday.


Second seed Kafelnikov took the opening set from fifth-seeded Ulihrach as the Czech produced two unforced errors and a pair of double faults while serving at 6-5 down.


But Ulihrach bounced back with two service breaks to sweep through the second set. Kafelnikov snapped out of his torpor to grab a service break at 3-3 in the deciding set.