Points won by each set: [ 30-24, 38-40, 38-24 ]
Points won directly on serve:
18 % Monaco – 20 of 109
6 % Berlocq – 5 of 85

Monaco [29] waited almost five years for his fourth title, in the meantime losing 7 finals (all on clay). He was so inpatient that lost his composure at 4:2* in the 2nd set and the match was one hour longer than should have been. The crucial game came at *3:1 in the decider – Berlocq [55] suffered a knee injury, but gave his all, and Monaco held after 9 deuces withstanding four break points. “I’m very happy because I fought a lot, I practised a lot and I was thinking a lot about winning a tournament again. [It gives me] confidence and motivation.” said the champion.

Monaco’s route to his 4th title:
2 Igor Andreev 6-2, 6-1
Q Albert Montanes 3-6, 6-1, 6-1
S Jeremy Chardy 6-1, 6-4
W Carlos Berlocq 6-3, 6-7(1), 6-1

Serve and volley: Monaco 3/3, Berlocq 1/1

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