Canada’s Auger-Aliassime cruises past Musetti to reach Firenze Open final


Top-seeded Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime cruised into the lads’s singles final on the Firenze Open with a straight-sets semifinal win over third-seeded Italian Lorenzo Musetti on Saturday.

The 22-year-old from Montreal received the match 6-2, 6-3 and can face American J.J. Wolf within the final. Wolf dispatched Sweden’s Mikael Ymer 6-4, 6-4 of their semifinal contest Saturday.

Aliassime took management of the opening set, hitting 85 per cent on his first serves whereas registering two service breaks. He proceed his domination within the second, ending up with eight aces whereas hitting on 88 per cent of his first serves.

“It was an excellent match for me, I may be proud of how I performed,” Auger-Aliassime informed reporters after successful his semi in a single hour 28 minutes.

“Lorenzo had given me some hassle within the past, particularly on clay. But right this moment I felt the beginning of the match was superb. The first 4 video games I used to be serving very effectively and being very aggressive, however in management.”

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Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime superior to his Eleventh-career ATP final after beating Lorenzo Musetti 6-2, 6-3.

Asked about fatigue being a doable issue within the final, Auger-Aliassime shrugged that off, saying: “It’s the final match. There’s no time to be drained.”

Musetti was a stellar 83 per cent on first serves however was damaged thrice general by the Canadian on seven makes an attempt. Aliassime additionally received 60 factors, in contrast to 43 for his opponent and captured 9 service recreation whereas Musetti had 5.


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