Félix Auger-Aliassime defeats Sebastian Korda in European Open Finals
Toronto, October 23, 2022 — On Sunday, Félix Auger-Aliassime (Montreal, QC) captured his second straight ATP 250 title, defeating American Sebastian Korda 6-3, 6-4 in the European Open finals in Antwerp, Belgium. Auger-Aliassime continues to strengthen his bid for the Nitto ATP Finals, as he currently holds the seventh position in the Race To Turin.
Auger-Aliassime, who claimed the Firenze Open title last week, entered the event in Antwerp as the No. 2 seed. He began his road to the championship match on Thursday, marching past Manuel Guinard of France 6-3, 6-3 in the round of 16. Auger-Aliassime then survived tough battles against Great Britain’s Dan Evans in the quarter-finals (4-6, 7-6(4), 6-2) and Frenchman Richard Gasquet in the semis (7-6(2), 7-6(3)) to advance to the finals. Despite the tight matches, Auger-Aliassime was able to rely on his serve throughout the week, winning all but one service game against Evans.
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