Auger-Aliassime set to make ATP Finals debut against Ruud


Felix Auger-Aliassime’s late-season surge has taken him to the following stage.

The Montreal native will make his ATP Finals debut on Sunday against Norway’s Casper Ruud.

Auger-Aliassime earned his manner into the elite season-ending occasion in Turin, Italy, with a powerful 16-match win streak, successful three of the ultimate 4 ATP Tour occasions of the yr.

The 22-year-old Auger-Aliassime took titles in Florence, Antwerp, and Basel throughout that run, with a victory in Rotterdam coming earlier within the yr.

He earned a personal-best 56 wins this season, lifting him up to a career-high No. 6 world rating.

Ruud is ranked fourth on this planet and has taken two out of the three matches he is had against Auger-Aliassime.

The Norwegian beat Auger-Aliassime within the Round of 64 in Madrid and within the quarter-finals of the National Bank Open in Montreal earlier this season.

Milos Raonic of Thornhill, Ont., is the one different Canadian to ever qualify for the ATP Tour World Finals, having performed within the occasion in 2014 and 2016. Raonic misplaced within the semifinals in 2016 and misplaced each of his matches in 2014.


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