Robin Soderling won his first Masters 1000 title by beating Gael Monfils 6-1, 7-6 (1) in the Paris Bercy Masters.
Soderling became the first Swede to win a Masters since Thomas Enqvist at Cincinnati in 2000.

Some photos and videos of his quarterfinal win over Andy Roddick.

Robin Soderling

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2009 runner-up Gael Monfils qualified for the semifinals after victories over Becker, Verdasco and Murray. He then beat Roger Federer in a three set thriller 7-6 6-7 7-6, and will meet Robin Soderling in final.

Gael Monfils

Gael Monfils

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Robin Soderling defeats Andy Roddick 7-5 6-4:

Roddick beat Soderling twice this year (in Indian Wells and Cincinnati) but this time he was completely outplayed by Soderling and was dominated in every area of the game. The Swede served better, returned better, his groundstrokes were more accurate and powerful.

Robin Soderling

Andy Roddick

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Fernando Verdasco was defeated by Gael Monfils in the third round. He wasted 2 match points in the second set and kind of gave the service break and the match to Monfils after 2 big forehand errors in the third set.

Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco

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Monfils def Verdasco

A close close match between 2 players who have the same tactics – or non tactics: a spectacular forehand winner, an awful error, a winner, a fault, a winner, a fault…
Both players showed their technical and tactical limits in this match as neither of them couldn’t take control of the game and close the match. In the end, crowd favorite Gael Monfils wins in 3 tight sets: 6-7 7-6 7-5.

Bercy crowd

Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco

Gael Monfils

Gael Monfils

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