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Monfils upends Gasquet for Montpellier title

Montpellier, France (SportsNetwork.com) - Gael Monfils topped fellow Frenchman Richard Gasquet in straight sets to capture the Open Sud de France tournament on Sunday.Monfils earned a 6-4, 6-4 triumph in the final to claim his fifth overall ATP title and second Montpellier crown. He also won the event in 2010, beating Ivan Ljubicic, and was the runner-up to Tomas Berdych two years ago."This is unbelievable for me," said Monfils. "I really enjoy playing here in Montpellier. I love the atmosphere there is in this arena."Gasquet, this week's top seed, was trying to successfully defend the title he won last year. He fell to 10-11 all-time in finals.Monfils has struggled in title matches throughout his career, as Sunday's win improved him to 5-16 all-time. He had lost five straight finals, including a setback to Rafael Nadal at the 2014 season-opener in Doha, since his last title -- a three-set win over Jarkko Nieminen at Stockholm in October 2011.The fifth-seeded Monfils was coming off a t...

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