Kudla wins Stowe Mt. Lodge Classic

Wednesday, August 22nd

STOWE, Vt. -- American Denis Kudla topped Max Marterer in straight sets to win the second Stowe Mountain Lodge Classic Wednesday afternoon at Spruce Peak.

Kudla, ranked 79th in the world, picked up a 7-5, 6-2 victory over Germany's Marterer, who came into the event ranked 49th.

The players held serve for the first eleven games of the match, before Kudla earned the only break of the first set to take the set 7-5. He then proceeded to win the first three games of the second set and rolled from there for the victory.