Tsonga beats Herbert in all-French final in Montpellier


FILE PHOTO: Tennis – Australian Open – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia – January 10, 2019 – France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga trains. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beat fellow Frenchman Pierre-Hugues Herbert 6-4 6-2 to win the Open Sud de France in Montpellier and claim his first ATP title since 2017 on Sunday.

Herbert, the seventh seed, was looking to snatch his maiden singles title.

Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Christian Radnedge

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