So it was two late-entries, handed last-minute wildcards who made it to the final in Eastbourne.
But it was the ever-impressive Novak Djokovic who prevailed against Gael Monfils to take his record against the Frenchman to 14-0.
Perfect preparation for these two ahead of Wimbledon next week - could Djokovic now be the favourite?
Join us on Monday to find out.
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