What proves the advantage of our delegate? If a Pole makes it to the finals of the ATP events, he will not fail in it. So far, he has won them all on five occasions. He triumphed at Winston-Salem in 2019, last year in Delray Beach, Miami and Metz, and in June of this year he’s still on the grass in Haley.
Not only that, in the finals Hurkacz played, if not the best tennis players, then top players, such as Daniil Medvedev, Janek Sener, Benoit Pierre, Pablo Carreno Busta.
It is the former No. 10, who is currently ranked 23 in the ATP ranking, that the Wrocław player will face in the final. The 31-year-old from Gijon would do anything to pay off the Poles’ defeat the previous year. Then the gentlemen played twice during the month. First, Carreno Busta blocked the younger opponent’s path to the quarter-finals in Cincinnati, and in September Hurkacz responded with pain in the final in the Metz.
The 25-year-old did not have an easy path to reach the final. He had to defeat, for example, tennis veteran Albert Ramos-Vinolas and recently return to the impressive level of Wimbledon finalist Nick Kyrgios.
As for Pablo Carreno-Posta, he managed to eliminate Britain’s Daniel Evans in the semi-finals and thus faced a great opportunity. For the first time in his career, a tennis player can win the Masters 1000 event.
The prize pool in Canada is nearly $6 million, and a large portion of that amount will go to the winner. Winning means paying 915,000 while the loser will get 500,000.
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