Stan Wawrinka beats Tomas Berdych in Rotterdam final

Stan Wawrinka
Stan Wawrinka claimed his sixth straight victory against Tomas Berdych to win his ninth career title

Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka came from a set down to beat last year's winner Tomas Berdych in the ABN Amro World Tennis Tournament final in Rotterdam.

The fourth seed and world number eight won 4-6 6-3 6-4 against the Czech, one place above him in the world rankings.

It was Wawrinka's sixth straight win against Berdych and the ninth title of his career.

The Swiss, 29, secured a break at the end of the second, went 4-1 up in the third and survived a late fightback.

Berdych, 29, bidding for this 11th career title, saved one match point when serving at 5-3 down, before Wawrinka clinched victory at the next opportunity on his own serve.

Britain's Jamie Murray and Australian partner John Peers were beaten in the final of the doubles 3-6 6-3 10-8 by third seeds Jean-Julien Rojer and Horia Tecau.

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