Tsonga races past Herbert to win first title since 2017
MONTPELLIER: Jo-wilfried Tsonga beat fellow Frenchman PierreHugues Herbert 6-4, 6-2 to win the Open Sud de France in Montpellier and claim his first ATP title since 2017 on Sunday.
Herbert, the seventh seed, was looking to snatch his maiden singles title but Tsonga, whose 2018 season was hampered by injuries, only dropped four points on his serve. The 33-year-old had not won a trophy since he prevailed in Antwerp in October 2017. Herbert had no solutions in the second set as Tsonga improved his head-to-head record with his compatriot to 3-0.
CHENNAI: France’s Corentin Moutet, the second-seed, beat Andrew Harris of Australia 6-3, 6-3 in the singles final on Sunday to win the Chennai Open ATP Challenger tennis tournament here.
SOFIA: Third seed Daniil Medvedev beat Marton Fucsovics 6-4, 6-3 to win the ATP Sofia Open.