Auger-Aliassime captures his 1st ATP doubles title in 3-set Paris Masters final

Auger-Aliassime captures his 1st ATP doubles title in 3-set Paris Masters final

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime and Polish partner Hubert Hurkacz each claimed their first-ever ATP doubles title after winning 16 of the final 19 points in Sunday’s Paris Masters final.

They defeated Brazil’s Bruno Soares and Croatia’s Mate Pavic 6-7(3), 7-6(7), 10-8 at Bercy Arena.

Playing in their second tournament together, Auger-Aliassime and Hurkacz saved five match points after gained a berth in the final with a 6-2, 1-6, 10-5 semifinal victory over Poland’s Lukasz Kubot and Brazil’s Marcelo Melo.

Aliassime and Hurkacz’s title run included victories over top-10 seeds Robert Farah — a Canadian-born Colombian — and Argentina’s Horacio Zeballos (No. 1), Australia’s John Peers and Michael Venus (No. 7) and fourth-seeded Kubot and Melo.

Published at Sun, 08 Nov 2020 14:43:43 +0000