Almagro defends crown at Acapulco

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Nicolas Almagro, the fourth seed from Spain, won his second consecutive title here by defeating French second seed Gael Monfils 6-4, 6-4 in the ATP men’s final.

Almagro became the first back-to-back winner since the event moved from Mexico City in 2001 and took his fifth ATP title – all of them coming on clay.

Monfils, 22, won his only ATP title came in 2005 at Sopot. He fell to 2-2 lifetime against Almagro, whom he defeated in the third round of this year’s Australian Open.

030109 / info and photo via Abierto Mexicano TELCEL

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