Auger-Aliassime wins Basel for third October title in row

Felix Auger-Aliassime won his third title in as many weeks on Sunday as he defeated Holger Rune 6-3, 7-5 in the ATP final in Basel.

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrates with trophy after winning his final match against Denmark’s Holger Rune.

Canada’s Felix Auger-Aliassime celebrates with trophy after winning his final match against Denmark’s Holger Rune. | Photo Credit: REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

Felix Auger-Aliassime won his third title in as many weeks on Sunday as he defeated Holger Rune 6-3, 7-5 in the ATP final in Basel.

Felix Auger-Aliassime won his third title in as many weeks on Sunday as he defeated Holger Rune 6-3, 7-5 in the ATP final in Basel.

The ninth-ranked Canadian climbed to provisional sixth in the season points race to the eight-man ATP Finals in Turin from November 13.

Auger-Aliassime added the Swiss trophy to titles in Florence and Antwerp, with his win streak now at 13 in a row. Stockholm champion Rune had won his last nine.

Rune saved two match points, and the Dane also drew an unsportsmanlike conduct warning after loudly complaining about what he said was a blinking light in an on-court advert which he said distracted him in the second set

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