Del Potro defeated Tsonga and reached to the final of the ATP of Marseille
France, February 25, 2012
Juan Martin Del Potro achieved today the final of the ATP 250 of Marseille, after defeating the local Tsonga 6-4, 6-7 and 6-3. The other key to decide the second finalist will be played between Llodra and Tipsarevic.
The match was even, which lasted over two hours. Tsonga, the world number 6 did not give up any point and also had the public on his side but faced a solid Del Potro that finally managed to achieve the victory. In the first set, Delpo broke twice the serve of the French, while in the second Tsonga won with a 11-9 in the tiebreak. Delpo had even a Match Point to close the match.
In the third set, Del Potro broke again and kept this difference until he closed the game.
Del Potro is back in a final. The last time had been the last weekend in Rotterdam, where he lost to Roger Federer. His last ATP title was in Estoril, Portugal, last year.