Polish-Canadian pair wins ATP tennis tournament in Paris
Hubert Hurkacz of Poland and Felix Auger-Aliassime of Canada won their first team title at the Rolex Paris Masters in Paris on Sunday. The Rolex Paris Masters is the ninth and final ATP Masters event of the season.
The unseeded pair defeated Mate Pavic of Croatia and Bruno Soares of Brazil 6-7 (3-7), 7-6 (9-7), 10-2 in one hour and 52 minutes.
On the path to their Sunday victory, Hurkacz and Auger-Aliassime defeated three experienced pairs, including no 1 seeded Robert Farah of Colombia and Horacio Zeballos of Argentine, John Peers of Australia and Michael Venus of New Zealand. In the semi-finals they defeated Lukasz Kubot of Poland and Marcelo Melo of Brazil.
Auger-Aliassime and Hurkacz were competing for just the second time as a team in Paris this week. The Canadian-Polish tandem reached the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament quarter-finals on its team debut in February.