At the start of the Rogers Cup in Toronto, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was just an afterthought as the tournament's No. 13 seed.
It didn't end that way, as Tsonga completed a brilliant week of tennis by winning the championship. He defeated Roger Federer 7-5, 7-6 in the finals.
Tsonga defeated Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Grigor Dimitrov on the way to the finals before getting the best of Federer.
Tsonga's powerful serve and forehand were the difference makers in the match. He did not allow Federer to win a game on his serve, and the great champion appeared frustrated by his lack of success.
Federer had quite a few problems with his backhand. While he normally owns that shot, he made numerous unforced errors and that played a key role in losing the Rogers Cup Final.