Poland's Hurkacz beats top-ranked Medvedev in Halle final

Hubert Hurkacz defeated Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets, 6:1, 6:4 to triumph in Halle Open final on Sunday. David Inderlied/PAP

Hubert Hurkacz defeated Russia's Daniil Medvedev in straight sets, 6:1, 6:4 to triumph in Halle Open final on Sunday.


The victory is Hurkacz's fifth career tournament title, but his first on a grass court.

Medvedev is currently the top-ranked male tennis player.

The ATP in Halle is one of the two major events before the Wimbledon Grand Slam tournament, which will start on June 27.