Burgsmuller overwhelms Rochus for title

February 17, 2002
COPENHAGEN, Denmark -- Lars Burgsmuller of Germany overpowered Olivier Rochus of Belgium 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday to capture his first career ATP title at the $400,000 Copenhagen Open.

Burgsmuller dominated the 65-minute match with his serve, saving the lone break point he faced and winning 87 percent of the points on his first serve.

The 26-year-old Burgsmueller, who collected the $48,850 winner's check, cruised against Rochus after outlasting Swedish wild card Magnus Larsson in ...

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