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ATP roundup: Ugo Humbert stuns Andrey Rublev in Halle final

Field Level Media
21 Jun 2021, 01:19 GMT+10

France's Ugo Humbert beat No. 4 seed Andrey Rublev of Russia 6-3, 7-6 (4) in the final of the Noventi Open in Halle, Germany, on Sunday to improve to 3-0 in career finals.

Humbert dominated on first serve and finished with nine aces in avenging a loss in his only other meeting with Rublev, who was shooting for his ninth career title.

Neither player faced a break point in the second set, with Humbert sealing the victory in the tiebreak.

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Top-seeded Matteo Berrettini of Italy held off unseeded Cameron Norrie of Great Britain 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3 to win the title at the Queen's Club in London.

Berrettini, who was playing the event for the first time, racked up 19 aces and won 91 percent of the points on his first serve. The 25-year-old Berrettini is now 26-6 on the season.

While Berrettini converted just two of six break opportunities, he never faced a break point from Norrie.

--Field Level Media

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