Gilles Simon trumps Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to win Metz Open

Simon beat the two-time defending champion Tsonga 6-4, 6-3 for his 11th career title.

updated: September 23, 2013 09:58 IST
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Metz, France: Second-seeded Gilles Simon beat two-time defending champion Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4, 6-3 Sunday to win the Open de Moselle final for his first title of the year.

Simon had not faced a single break point in the previous two matches but lost his serve once in the first set to Tsonga and saved four other break points in the match.

"I felt that I could take my chance and I'm very happy," Simon said. "I saw that Jo wasn't able to serve at his best."

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