Wawrinka and Tsonga triumph on home soil

Stan Wawrinka and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga both thrilled their home fans by claiming momentum-building ATP Tour titles ahead of the start of Roland Garros.

Top seed Wawrinka won the Geneva Open in front of an enthusiastic Swiss crowd, defeating Germany's Mischa Zverev 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 in Saturday's final.

The World No 3 looked to be in trouble after dropping the first set but bounced back superbly in sets two and three to complete victory in two hours and 22 minutes.

Zverev fought hard, saving no less than 13 of 18 break points he faced, but the pressure from Wawrinka ultimately told.

The win gives Wawrinka a much needed boost ahead of the start of Roland Garros tomorrow.

Meanwhile, in France, Tsonga also had the home supporters on their feet as he beat Tomas Berdych 7-6 (7-2), 7-5 in the Lyon Open final.

Tsonga stayed perfect in ATP Tour finals this season, claiming his third win of the year. Only Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Alexander Zverev can boast that kind of success rate in 2017.

Berdych was disappointed to lose out, although his run to the final was his best performance of what has been a lackluster season to date.

Over on the WTA Tour, Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens won the Nuremberg Cup by beating 21-year-old Czech Barbora Krejciková 6-2, 6-1 in a one-sided final.

Bertens was the defending champion, and has now lost just one set in 12 consecutive matches at the event.

And back in France, Australian Sam Stosur returned to the winner's circle with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Daria Gavrilova in the final of the Internationaux de Strasbourg.

It's the 33-year-old's ninth career title.

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