[Yahoo] Ascione wins GHI Bronx Classic (AP)

Rusty Backhand
08-21-2005, 10:01 PM
Thierry Ascione defeated Brian Vahaly 6-2, 6-3 Sunday to win the GHI Bronx Classic. Ascione, a 24-year-old native of France, won his third title on the Challenger Tour this season. ``This win gives a big boost to my confidence for the U.S. Open qualifying,'' Ascione said. ``I haven't played a lot of qualifiers in America, but I'm looking forward to making it into the main draw.'' Sybille Bammer of...