“It was a fantastic week. This is a great victory for me and for all of Spain,” said Montanes.
Fifth-seeded Albert Montanes of Spain takes Mercedes Cup title after Gael Monfils retired with an ankle injury. Montanes was leading 6-2, 1-2 when the third-seeded Frenchman withdrew.
In doubles Carlos Berlocq and Eduardo Schwank defeated Philipp Petzschner and Christopher Kas 7-6(5), 7-6(6).
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