De Minaur and Kvitova take out Sydney International tennis Open

Alex De Minaur celebrates beating Gilles Simon. More

Australian teen sensation Alex de Minaur has emerged from a gruelling day on court to win his first ATP title, beating Andreas Seppi 7-5 7-6 (7-5) in the Sydney International final.

Seppi hit 27 winners to De Minaur's 21, but the youngster made eight fewer unforced errors and won 20 points at the net to help seal the victory, showing no signs of fatigue having earlier beaten Simon after rain washed out the match on Friday.

The men's final will still go ahead as planned on Saturday night, meaning either Simon or De Minaur will have to play two matches in one day when the victor meets Andreas Seppi in the decider.

"It's surreal. I couldn't think of a better place to get my first win", de Minaur said.

A tournament win in Sydney would be de Minaur's first on the world tour, after he reached two senior finals previous year and lost both, as well as the Next Gen decider in Italy.

It was also fitting he joined Hewitt as a 19-year-old victor, given there was so much about the Australian Davis Cup team captain - who again sat in his players' box with son Cruz - in the victory.

Thompson led 4-1 in the first set tie-breaker but the Australian No.1 stormed back into the game to take the lead, reports Efe news. Hours earlier he had advanced to the final by winning his semi-final over Giles Simon 6-3, 6-2.

Both women broke each other three times in the third set, including back-to-back efforts from Barty as Kvitova served for the championship twice.

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It also took his daily court time to more than three-and-a-half hours, two days out from his first-round Australian Open clash with Portugal's Pedro Sousa.

Untroubled by Simon throughout the clash, de Minaur laid the foundation by breaking his 34-year-old opponent's opening service game.

"That's pretty much all I can ask from myself".

"I knew coming in that if I wanted to come away with a trophy, I was going to have to play two really tough matches", he said.

"A lot of work, a lot of training, a lot of sacrifice goes into even making a final and to get a win, I'm speechless".

"I came out and absolutely wouldn't be the player I am today if I didn't go".

'(But) I felt good out there.

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