Felix Auger-Aliassime remains focused on Turin and his debut at the ATP Finals. Only eight players – those with the most points in the standings this year – can dream of lifting the prestigious trophy, which will be handed out on November 21.
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This participation in the famous tournament, Kipker has been dreaming of for several weeks. A few days after his first four Grand Slam matches, at the US Open, Felix targeted him as one of his two goals at the end of the season, the other for his place in the world’s top ten.
But it won’t be easy for Auger-Aliassime. It will be very difficult, because there are only two places available for the final event of the season. And they are five players, among the fittest at the moment, who still aspire to be.
From the lot, Felix (12NS In the race, with a score of 2,240 points) is the lowest ranked. To get his ticket to Italy, the 21-year-old will have to win the Paris Masters on Sunday. Nothing less…and an even bigger challenge for a player who hasn’t yet won a single ATP Cup.
To hope to win the title, he will have to rid himself of a table that is also engraved with the names of the four best rackets in the world: Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev and Stefanos Tsipas of Greece. And German Alexander Zverev.
Aside from Djokovic, who has never played against him, Felix shows an unsuccessful record against these three other candidates.
It’s not all up to him
Even worse, Felix does not hold his fate in his own hands. Qualification will slip through his fingers if Norway’s Kasper Ruud reaches the final or if Italy’s Yannick Sener wins the big trophy in Paris.
For his return to Paris on Tuesday, it was difficult for the ninth seed to defeat qualifier Gianluca Mager, 66.NS The world, who ceded his first set before turning the tide, 4-6, 6-4 and 6-1.
Auger-Aliassime will try to stay in the race on Wednesday by defeating British striker Andy Murray, 58-year-old German loser Dominic Kupfer.NS player in the world. If a win over Kupfer will allow Felix to pursue his dream of Italy, the rest of his career in Paris promises to be difficult.
Felix’s road to the final
If logic is respected…
Hubert Hurcacz | Bologna
- 7NS Favorites – 10NS on the run in the tournament
- Career record against Felix: 0-2
Stefanos Tsitsipas | Greece
- 3NS Preferred – Already eligible for Turin
- Career record against Felix: 5-2
Novak Djokovic | Serbia
- Preferred – Already qualified for Torino
- Career record Against Felix: 0-0
Daniel Medvedev | Russian
- 2NS Preferred – Already eligible for Turin
- Career record against Felix: 2-0
players already qualified to championship From Turin:
Novak Djokovic, Daniil Medvedev, Stefanos Tsitsipas, Alexander Zverev, Andrey Rublev, Matteo Berrettini
players Who is the can Always hopefull And share:
Casper Rudd, Yannick Sener, Hubert Hurcacz, Cameron Norrie and Felix Auger-Aliassime. Rafael Nadal now ninth, but he has already announced the end of his season.
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