Vina del Mar, Chile (Sports Network) - Top seed Juan Monaco defeated seventh- seeded fellow Argentine Carlos Berlocq 6-3, 6-7 (1-7), 6-1 in the championship match at the VTR Open clay-court tennis event.
The 27-year-old Monaco now owns four ATP World Tour titles, with his previous three all coming in 2007. He improved to 4-7 in his career finals, including a runner-up finish in Vina del Mar in 2008.
It marked the 28-year-old Berlocq's first-ever ATP final. He fell to 0-4 lifetime against Monaco, who claimed $71,900 with his win on Sunday.
02/05 20:16:43 ET