Felix Auger-Aliassime’s win streak has come to an end.
The Montreal native fell to Denmark’s Holger Rune 6-4, 6-2 on Saturday in the semifinals of the Paris Masters.
Auger-Aliassime received 16 matches in a row, together with three ATP Tour titles, earlier than the loss in Paris.
That win streak earned Auger-Aliassime a spot in the ATP Finals beginning Nov. 13 in Turin, Italy.
It’s the primary time he has certified for the elite season-ending event.
The 22-year-old has additionally performed himself into rivalry for the Lionel Conacher Award, the Canadian Press’s male athlete of the 12 months award.
The 19-year-old Rune will play his first Masters remaining towards both six-time Paris Masters champion Novak Djokovic or fifth-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas. They have been taking part in their semifinal later Saturday.
Rune, who received each of his profession titles this 12 months, reached his fourth straight remaining of the season.
Contesting his first Masters semifinal, he received 86% of his factors on first serve and confronted no break factors. He ended Auger-Aliassime’s 16-match successful run and the 22-year-old Canadian’s bid for a fourth straight title.
Auger-Aliassime beat Rune final Sunday in the Swiss Indoors remaining.
This report by The Canadian Press was first printed Nov. 5, 2022.