Ilkely | Koepfer and Niculescu conquer
On an exciting final day at the LTA’s Ilkley Trophy, it was Germany’s Dominik Koepfer that took home the men’s singles trophy, beating Austria’s Dennis Novak. The German lost the first set 6-3 but brought it back to win the second set 6-3, taking the game to a third set which he won 7-6.
The second final of the day was a thriller, which saw Monica Niculescu lift the women’s singles trophy after beating Hungarian Timea Babos. The Romanian won the first set 6-2 before Babos came back to win the second set 6-4. Niculescu went on to win the third set 6-3, taking home the trophy.