Points won by each set: [ 34-31, 39-33 ]
Points won directly on serve:
18 % Ferrero – 11 of 59
15 % Serra – 12 of 78

When Ferrero had won Roland Garros ’03 it seemed he’d be a ruler on clay-courts for the entire decade. It wasn’t meant to be though, but what worst for the Spaniard, he couldn’t win a title for six years participating in more than 100 main-level events in the meantime! So when he triumphed in Casablanca (city where he played his first ATP event ten years before), defeating four seeded players, it was a big surprise and he celebrated it on his back. Theoretically much inferior opponent in the final – Serra [47] had defeated Ferrero [115] in both their previous encounters and won his two previous ATP finals facing superior guys. Ferrero got decisive breaks with ease at 3-all & 5-all respectively, in the 2nd set he trailed 2:4 on return. “This is a special tournament for me,” Ferrero said. “Ten years ago I played my first ATP tournament here and now I’m back winning the title. I’m very happy, it was a great week for me. It is very important for my confidence that I won this tournament. This helps a lot coming back from an injury.”

Ferrero’s route to his 12th title:
1 Christophe Rochus 6-2, 6-3
2 Potito Starace 6-4, 7-6(1)
Q Victor Hanescu 6-3, 7-5
S Igor Andreev 7-6(9), 6-3
W Florent Serra 6-4, 7-5

Serve & volley: Ferrero 2/2, Serra 0

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