Canada’s Auger-Aliassime tops Rune for third consecutive ATP Tour title


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

Auger-Aliassime, the third seed within the match and ninth on the planet, 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 within the match with out giving up a single break level and solely dropped one set all through.

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

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.

This report by The Canadian Press was first printed on Oct. 30, 2022.


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