Tennis: French Teixeira wins Arad tournament
French tennis player Maxim Teixeira won the future tournament in Arad (555 km north-west of Bucharest), with prizes totaling 10,000 USD, part in the 9th round of the men circuit of the BCR Futures Romania 2010.
In the finals, Teixeira (8th seeded) beat Kristijan Mesaros (Croatia) 7-5, 6-2. Teixeira defeated Razvan Sabau 2-6, 6-2, 7-5, while Mesaros eliminated 7th seeded Andrei Mlendea, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 7-5, in the semifinals. The pair Alexandru Carpen/Alexandru Marasin won vs. the Moldovan players Andrei Ciumac/Radu Albot, 6-4, 7-5.