Gasquet wins Thailand Open

Last Updated: Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 17:57

Bangkok: World No.14 Richard Gasquet overwhelmed Gilles Simon in an all-French singles final of the Thailand Open tennis Sunday.

Gasquet, seeded second, needed little more than an hour to trounce fourth seed Simon 6-2, 6-1 on the hard court in Bangkok.

The 26-year-old clinched his seventh singles title, first of the season.

Earlier Sunday, wild cards Yen-Hsun Lu of Taiwan and Danai Udomchoke of Thailand won the doubles final.

The pair recorded a 6-3, 6-4 victory over fourth seeds Eric Butorac of the United States and Australia`s Paul Hanley.

Lu captured his second doubles title after winning the Chennai Open in 2005 with Germany`s Rainer Schuttler, while Udomchoke lifted the silverware for the first time.

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First Published: Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 17:57

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