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Tennis: Lucas Pouille beats Feliciano Lopez to win Stuttgart Open

France's winner Lucas Pouille, right, and Spain's Feliciano Lopez, left, pose during the winning ceremony after the final match at the ATP Tennis Tournament in Stuttgart, Germany, on June 18, 2017. (Daniel Maurer/dpa via AP)

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Lucas Pouille of France defeated Feliciano Lopez 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-4 to win the Stuttgart Open on Sunday.

    The No. 4-seeded Pouille, who was given a wild card to play at the grass-court tournament, hit 29 aces and saved six of the seven break points he faced before claiming his third title in two hours and five minutes.

    The 23-year-old Pouille, who saved a match point in his opener against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, was playing his third final of the season, his fifth overall.


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