Jack Sock is the winner of the ATP 250 tournament in Delray Beach after the top seed Milos Raonic had to withdraw from the title match due to a hamstring injury. Last night, Milos toppled Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets but he obviously felt the pain in the latter part of the match and didn't want to risk anything today. The next week's ATP 500 event in Acapulco was supposed to be Milos' next stop, but he will probably withdraw from there as well (the draw is not out yet).
One thing may worry Milos and his team, the fact he had to witdraw from 3 matches since the fall, and they will have to work on that element if he wants to stay injury-free for the rest of the season. Thus, Jack Sock has won his 3rd ATP crown and already the second in 2017, lifting the trophy in Auckland as well (Jack is now 11-1 in 2017).
With these points, Sock will move to the 18th spot in the ATP rankings tomorrow, which will be his career-high up to date. This tournament was founded in 1993 and Jack's title is only the 5th for the Americans in Delray Beach but the second in a row, as Sam Querrey grabbed it 12 months ago.
Instead of an ATP final, the crowd will be able to see Sock in action against Jesse Levine in an exhibition match. Levine played under the Canadian flag but he lives in Boca Raton here at Florida and he played at Delray Beach 5 times in the past.