AUCKLAND - Unheralded Jiri Vesely, the 63rd ranked player, won his maiden ATP title when he beat Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 6-2 in the final of the Auckland Open. The 21-year-old Czech has proved a giant killer since winning through the qualifying rounds to make the tournament proper and then advancing to an ATP final for the first time. Along the way he knocked out top seed Ernests Gulbis as well as tournament fourth seed Kevin Anderson. Against Mannarino, Vesely quickly recovered from dropping the opening serve of the match to break the 44th ranked player twice in each set. Vesely's path through the tournament was made easier by the withdrawal ahead of the Australian Open by a string of high-profile players, including David Ferrer, Gael Monfils and Tommy Robredo.