Ho Chi Minh City: Continuing with his sparkling show, Saketh Myneni clinched the Vietnam Open trophy, his first singles Challenger title of the season with a straight set win over Australia's Jordan Thompson.
India's Saketh Myneni
The fourth seed Indian saved five of the six breakpoints en route a 7-5, 6-3 win in the summit clash that lasted an hour and 27 minutes.
It was Myneni's second singles title at the Challenger level, having won the Indore Open. With 90 points in pocket for his stupendous effort, Saketh is set to better his career-best rank which is 168. When the new rankings chart will be out tomorrow, Myneni is expected to break into top-150.