The Canadian, Felix Auger-Aliassime was introduced to the game of tennis at the age of four and fourteen years later, he was through the finals of the ATP 500 series in Rio. The 18-year-old Canadian lad obtained his career-high ranking of World Number 103, and he is the youngest player ever to qualify and to win a main draw match on the ATP Challenger Tour at 14 years of age.
Felix Auger-Aliassime was through to his first ATP final with a 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 victory over Uruguay’s Pablo Cuevas to set up a final against Laslo Djere from Serbia. With his win over the 2016 champion of Rio, Cuevas Felix Auger-Aliassime becomes the youngest ATP 500 finalist ever. The juvenile is quite sensible and has mature regards for his career. He prefers to have an affluent career in tennis rather than being remembered for winning the Rio title at the age of 18.
En route to the final, Felix Auger-Aliassime came across, the second seed Fabio Fognini, the Chilean, Christian Garin and the Spaniard Jaume Munar on the clay-court event. The 18-year-old boy must have lost his final match to Djere 6-3, 7-5, but nevertheless, he left a signature remark of his promising career on the ATP circuit. He was a bit tense and landed up committed 47 unforced errors. The Australian, Alex de Minaur and the Greek lad Stefanos Tsitsipas are his junior rivals.
The Serbian, Djere is presently dwelling on his career his ranking of World Number 37 clinched his first ATP title. It was a dream week for the Serbian as he produced his first ever win over the ATP top-ten which was against World Number four, Dominic Thiem. In the entire tournament, the 23-year-old Dere did not drop a set and progressed to receive his first career title. Djere dedicated his win to his parents, “I lost my mom 7 years ago and I want to dedicate this one to her. And also to my dad, I lost him two months ago…I hope they’re watching me now,” the champion said.
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) February 24, 2019