“It has been a dream week,” said Soderling  after the final in which he wasted several break points for a 5:0 lead in the 2nd set. “I feel really good. Now finally, my body feels good. I struggled a little bit with some injuries the past couple of months.” 175th and last main-level event in Soderling’s career… The Swede was 27-year-old at the time, he seemed to be in a great shape having won four titles in 2011, but soon after Bastad he began to struggle with mononucleosis, an illness that forced him to withdraw from the US Open ’11 at the last minute. In the following four years he believed he would back to the competitive tennis, but ultimately announced his retirement from professional tennis on December 23, 2015.
Soderling’s route to his 10th title:
2 Diego Junqueira 6-0, 6-1
Q Potito Starace 6-3, 6-4
S Tomas Berdych 6-1, 6-0
W David Ferrer 6-2, 6-2
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