Joao Sousa defeated Julien Benneteau 2-6, 7-5, 6-4 in the Kuala Lumpur final to win his first ATP title and the first ATP title for Portugal.
“I’m so tired mentally and physically but I just feel amazing, it’s just a dream come true, winning my first title here in Malaysia. I’m really happy to win this title… I hope this helps [my] confidence and to try and do better things,” Sousa told the ATP.
Benneteau is now 0-9 in ATP finals and this is how he recovered from the loss:
Pour oublier…. pic.twitter.com/ksvamlVwbD
— julien benneteau (@julienbenneteau) September 29, 2013
(Photo: Malaysian Open)