World number 192 Mayer wins Halle title

Germany's world number 192 Florian Mayer defeated teenage compatriot Alexander Zverev 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 to win the Halle grass court title on Sunday.

It is Florian Mayer's second career title after Bucharest in 2013 and was clinched on a fifth match point.   -  Getty Images

Germany's world number 192 Florian Mayer defeated teenage compatriot Alexander Zverev 6-2, 5-7, 6-3 to win the Halle grass court title on Sunday.

The 32-year-old is the lowest-ranked champion in the 24-year history of the Wimbledon warm-up event.

It is Mayer's second career title after Bucharest in 2013 and was clinched on a fifth match point.

Zverev, 19 and ranked 38 in the world, had knocked out defending champion Roger Federer in the semi-finals on Saturday.