Auger-Aliassime ends Carreño’s dream in Rotterdam

Felix Auger-Aliassime ended Pablo Carreño's dream on the ATP 500 in Rotterdam. The Canadian (No. 21 of the ATP) surpassed the Spanish in the semifinals in two tight units, however confirmed his superiority in the decisive moments: 6-7 and 6-4 in one hour and 51 minutes assembly Auger-Aliassime might be measured in the ultimate with the winner of the Krajinovic-Monfils.

The equality was most from the start. The Spaniard had a tough time disturbing the Canadian together with his service, a lot that the primary 4 turns received them in white. Carreño squeezed in the ninth sport, at which period he received his first factors to the remainder and even compelled the identical. The primary two break alternatives for the Spanish got here with the 5-5 on the scoreboard, however Felix endured the strain to make sure the tie-break. And in that tiebreaker, it was exactly the Canadian who imposed his legislation. A 0-Four exit It was a slab too massive for Carreño, who ended up giving up the primary set regardless of having good alternatives to shut it in his favor.

These final video games of the primary set marked the future of the second. Auger-Aliassime grew after overcoming adversities and he achieved the primary break of the match in the third sport (1-2). Carreño accused the arduous blow and will not flip the scoreboard.

With this outcome, the 19-year-old Canadian will dispute his First closing thus far this 12 months, the fourth of his profession. Curiously, this might be his arduous observe debut in the final spherical of a event, since the remainder of his finals performed on land (Rio de Janeiro and Lyon) and grass (Stuttgart). All of them ended in defeat final 12 months, though maybe the movie modified this Sunday in opposition to Krajinovic or Monfils, which might be the primary title of his profession.