Winston-Salem Open—N.C., U.S.A.
Upcoming Pole Hubert Hurkacz captured his maiden ATP Tour title on Sunday in Winston-Salem, defeating top seed Benoit Paire 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. After winning the first set, Hurkacz was challenged by his higher seeded opponent before using his solid baseline game to dominate the deciding set. Winning 67 percent of his first serve points and breaking serve on five occasions, Hurkacz needed two hours and nine minutes to claim his title.
Continuing to climb the rankings with each passing week, Hurkacz will be ranked No. 29 in the world on Monday as a result of his victory.
Paire, who has already won two clay court titles this year in Lyon and Marrakech, is currently ranked No. 30 in the world.
Both Paire and Hurkacz will next compete at the US Open in Flushing Meadows, New York, which will begin on Monday.