The highest ranked Portuguese player, who hails from Guimarães, secured the win with a straight sets win over America´s Frances Tafoe. Sousa, who has won twice on the ATP tour before, earns just under €90,000 in prize money for his successful week.

The former World Number 28 is charging towards his career-high, projected to soar 20 spots to a Top 50 when the rankings are updated this morning.