Auger-Aliassime earns 3rd straight ATP Tour title, beating Holger Rune in Swiss final


Felix Auger-Aliassime of Montreal defeated Denmark’s Holger Rune 6-3, 7-5 in the Swiss Indoors final on Sunday for his third consecutive ATP Tour title.

Auger-Aliassime, the third seed in the Basel, Switzerland, match and ninth in the world, fired 11 aces and received 78 per cent of his first-serve factors.

He additionally saved all three of Rune’s break level possibilities whereas changing on two out of his personal 5 alternatives. The Montreal native went all 5 matches in the match in Basel with out giving up a single break level and solely dropped one set all through.

“It’s been an incredible week,” Auger-Aliassime mentioned after the match. “Once once more in the final, not getting damaged all week. [It’s been] an extended yr, an extended stretch of wins, and it is not over. So hopefully I can preserve going, however proper now I’m feeling all the great feelings that include profitable a match. It’s wonderful.”

Auger-Aliassime defeated world No. 1 Carlos Alcaraz in straight units in Saturday’s semifinal to advance.

WATCH | Auger-Aliassime collects 4th profession title with win in Vienna:

Auger-Aliassime stays scorching scorching with Swiss Indoors title win

Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime collected his third-straight ATP title after defeating Holger Rune in straight units on Sunday in Basel.

The 22-year-old Canadian entered the match after profitable the Firenze Open and European Open in back-to-back weeks. He is now as much as 4 titles for his profession and on the yr, having received the Rotterdam Open in February.

Shapovalov commits 6 double faults

In Austria, Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ont., fell in need of profitable his first title of the yr shedding 6-4, 3-6, 2-6 to Daniil Medvedev in the Vienna Open final.

Shapovalov received 78 per cent of his first-serve factors and broke on three of his 9 alternatives. The 23-year-old additionally fired six aces however dedicated six double faults in the loss.

Medvedev, the highest seed on the match and No. 4 in the world, transformed on 5 of his 11 break level possibilities whereas profitable 72 per cent of his first-serve factors.

WATCH l Shapovalov drops 4th straight match to Medvedev:

Shapovalov falls to Medvedev in Vienna Open final

Canadian Denis Shapovalov took the primary set, however would in the end lose 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 to Russian Daniil Medvedev on Sunday in Austria.

Entering the match, Medvedev had not given up a break level on the occasion whereas Shapovalov had solely given up two in 4 matches.

The Canadian is now 2-4 in opposition to Medvedev in profession matchups. Shapovalov defeated Medvedev the primary two occasions they performed however has since misplaced 4 straight.

It is the second runner-up end for Shapovalov inside the month. He fell to Yoshihito Nishioka on the Korea Open on Oct. 2.

Despite Sunday’s loss, Shapovalov is ready to maneuver up three spots to No. 16 in the ATP rankings.


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