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Tsonga defeats Federer in Toronto final; clinches title

Tsonga defeats Federer in Toronto final; clinches title

by Khelnama News Desk | Tennis | 11th Aug 2014

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the Rogers Cup on Sunday, beating second-seeded Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 (3) for his fourth straight victory over a higher-seeded opponent.

The 13th-seeded Frenchman won his first ATP Tour title of the season and 11th overall. He beat top-ranked Novak Djokovic on Friday, eighth-seeded Andy Murray on Saturday and seventh-seeded Grigor Dimitrov on Sunday.

Tsonga improved to 5-11 against Federer.

Federer dropped to 2-5 in finals this season, with his victories coming in Dubai and Halle.

In the doubles final, Bruno Soares Alexander Peya topped Ivan Dodig and Marcelo Meloof 6-4, 6-3.