Hurkacz wins in Shanghai


Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz has won the Rolex Shanghai Masters tennis tournament.

The Pole beat Andrey Rublev, the world number seven, 6:3, 3:6, 7:6 in the final on Sunday.

Hurkacz, who entered the tournament ranked 17th in the world, walked away with a cheque for USD 1,262,220. 

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