Tsonga rolls again

Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette - - SPORTS -

Sec­ond-seeded Jo-Wil­fried Tsonga won a sec­ond ti­tle in as many weeks by de­feat­ing fel­low French­man Lu­cas Pouille 6-4, 6-4 on Sun­day in the Open 13 fi­nal. The 11th-ranked Tsonga put on a nearly flaw­less per­for­mance on his serve to win his 14th ca­reer ti­tle at the in- door event. Tsonga hit seven aces, dropped only three points on his first serve and did not face a sin­gle break point. The for­mer Aus­tralian Open run­ner-up broke once in each set and added a third Mar­seille tro­phy to his col­lec­tion af­ter vic­to­ries in 2009 and 2013. Tsonga, who de­feated de­fend­ing cham­pion Nick Kyr­gios in the semi­fi­nals, cap­tured the Rot­ter­dam ti­tle last week to end

a two-year tro­phy drought.

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