Sport | Tennis

Tsonga and Berdych to battle in Marseille final

Simon and Tursonov the beaten semi-finalists

  • AFP
  • Published: 14:42 February 24, 2013
  • Gulf News

Marseille: French number one Jo-Wilfried Tsonga brushed aside compatriot Gilles Simon 6-2, 6-2 on Saturday to set up a showdown with Tomas Berdych in the final of the Marseille Open.

Third seed Tsonga cruised past Simon in just over one hour as he advanced to his first final of the season.

Earlier world number six Berdych, the tournament’s top seed, eased into Sunday’s showpiece with a commanding 6-2, 6-1 victory over Russian qualifier Dmitry Tursunov.

Gulf News
Quick Links

  1. Business

  2. The latest Entertainment news

  3. The latest Lifestyle stories

  4. Blogs

  5. Opinion

In Sport

  1. Cricket

  2. Football

  3. Motorsport

  4. Basketball

  5. Boxing

  6. Horse Racing

  7. Athletics

  8. Golf

  9. Rugby

  10. Sailing

  11. Tennis

Latest In Sport

  1. Rugby: Wallabies ring in changes for Boks test

  2. Kirk says PGA win his biggest ever

  3. Spain, Greece in Basketball World Cup knockouts

  4. Falcao’s United move ends Europe transfer boom

  5. Happy Hosszu basks in Dubai dominance

  6. Otto earns a berth in DP World Tour Championship