Updated: Monday, 11 August 2014 05:11 | By Agence France-Presse

Tsonga stuns Federer to win Toronto Masters

French 13th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the Toronto Masters title on Sunday with a 7-5, 7-6 (7/3) victory over second seeded Roger Federer.


Tsonga stuns Federer to win Toronto Masters

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France returns the ball to Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria during his 6-4, 6-3 win in their semi-final match at the Rogers Cup at the Rexall Centre in Toronto, Ontario, August 9, 2014 - by Geoff Robins

Tsonga hit 11 aces and 26 winners while Federer, two days after his 33rd birthday, was undone by 37 unforced errors.

The 29-year-old Tsonga had knocked out world number one Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on his way to the final.

It was Tsonga's second career Masters 1000 title, coming almost six years after his first at Paris Bercy in 2008.

He is just the second French player after Guy Forget to win two titles at the Masters level.

Federer had been bidding for his 80th career title and 300th win at a Masters.

The Swiss star was playing his sixth final of the season and has won titles in Dubai and Halle.

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