ATP Marseille 2015: Gael Monfils finalists

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The final of the Open 13 in Marseille will be between two local players, former champion Gilles Simon (5) who beat Ukrainian Sergiy Stakhovsky in straight sets and challenger Gael Monfils (7) castellonense beat Roberto Bautista Agut in straight sets.

In Delray Beach local Donald Young for his first ATP title after defeating Australian Bernard Tomic in three sets and will face veteran Croatian Ivo Karlovic who beat the Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.

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Simon comes to an end after ATP Shanghai Masters last year, the only one in that season. After a series of tournaments with an irregular level, called’ Cock ‘has developed a great tennis this week in Marseille where exactly won his first pro crown back in 2007. This Saturday, former top ten won another who had a good action: Sergiy Stakhovsky. The Ukrainian very firm with the service started taking a ‘break’ the first set 6-3. Simon slowly been gathering pace from the bottom of the track and increased the strength of his serve. The French took 12 of the next 17 games for a 6-3 6-2 in one hour 37 minutes. Continue reading “ATP Marseille 2015: Gael Monfils finalists”

ATP Marseille 2015: Gael Monfils to second round

The Open 13 in Marseille started this week with triumphs of French players Gael Monfils (7), Benoit Paire and Jeremy Chardy well as German Jan-Lennard Struff and Austrian Dominik Thiem.

In Delray Beach Open top seed, South African Kevin Anderson debuted with victory but the second candidate, the local John Isner suffered an early exit at the hands of the Australian Marinko Matosevic. Australian Bernard Tomic and Thanasi Kokkinakis qualified for the second round.

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In the Marseille tournament the Canadian Vasek Pospisil defeated in three sets 4-6 6-3 6-4 Dutchman Robin Haase while in the same number of rounds Russian Andrey Kuznetsov beat Kazakhstan’s Andrey Golubev 3-6 6-4 6-2. Continue reading “ATP Marseille 2015: Gael Monfils to second round”