Third-seeded Marco Cecchinato of Italy won the Argentina Open final on Sunday, taking his third career title and disappointing home crowd favorite Diego Schwartzman.
The 26-year-old Cecchinato easily beat fourth-seeded Schwartzman 6-1, 6-2 on the outdoor clay, ending fans' hopes a local lad might win the title.
Schwartzman had saved a match point to come back and knock out defending champion Dominic Thiem in the semi-finals.
But on Sunday it was very different, with Cecchinato barely giving Schwartzman a chance from the beginning in a clinical performance. At one point, the Argentine went of a losing run of seven games in a row.