Tennis: Tsonga stuns Federer to win Toronto Masters

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France kisses the Rogers Cup trophy after his win against Roger Federer of Switzerland during the Rogers Cup at Rexall Centre at York University on August 10, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. -- PHOTO: AFP 
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France kisses the Rogers Cup trophy after his win against Roger Federer of Switzerland during the Rogers Cup at Rexall Centre at York University on August 10, 2014 in Toronto, Canada. -- PHOTO: AFP 

TORONTO (AFP) - French 13th seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga won the Toronto Masters title on Sunday with a 7-5, 7-6 (7/3) victory over second seeded Roger Federer.

Tsonga hit 11 aces and 26 winners while Federer, two days after his 33rd birthday, was undone by 37 unforced errors.

The 29-year-old Tsonga had knocked out world No. 1 Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray on his way to the final.

It was Tsonga's second career Masters 1000 title, coming almost six years after his first at Paris Bercy in 2008.

He is just the second French player after Guy Forget to win two titles at the Masters level.

Federer had been bidding for his 80th career title and 300th win at a Masters.

The Swiss star was playing his sixth final of the season and has won titles in Dubai and Halle.