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Pouille Aces His Way to Mercedes Cup Title

STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- Lucas Pouille of France defeated Feliciano Lopez 4-6, 7-6(5), 6-4 to win the Stuttgart Open on Sunday.

The No. 4-seeded Pouille, who was given a wild card to play at the grass-court tournament, hit 29 aces and saved six of the seven break points he faced before claiming his third title in two hours and five minutes.

The 23-year-old Pouille, who saved a match point in his opener against Germany's Jan-Lennard Struff, was playing his third final of the season, his fifth overall.

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