Monaco beats Benneteau to win Malaysian Open
The 11th-ranked Monaco needed just over three hours to edge out Benneteau in the tournament's longest match this year for his first hard-court title.
It was the first meeting between Monaco, a clay-court specialist, and the 34th-ranked Benneteau, who beat top-seeded David Ferrer of Spain in the semifinals.
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