Teenager Holger Rune stuns Novak Djokovic in thrilling final
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Denmark's Holger Rune defeated defending champion Novak Djokovic 3-6, 6-3, 7-5 in a thrilling final of the Paris Masters on 6 November.
Rune took the decisive lead, leaving 35-year-old Serbian Djokovic behind. Rune stopped Djokovic from winning a record 39th Masters title.
The 19-year-old Rune, who is the former junior doubles partner of top-order Carlos Alcaraz, saved six break points in the match.
Rune became the youngest-ever Paris Masters champion since Boris Becker, who at the time was 18 years old, having won in 1986.
Rune's victory also ensured that he would be the first Danish player after nearly 50 years to be ranked in the top 10.
Meanwhile, Briton Neal Skupski and Wesley Koolhof, of the Netherlands, secured the season-ending number one spot in the doubles rankings after winning in Paris.
About Paris Masters
The Paris Masters is an annual tennis tournament for male professional players held in Paris, France.
The event is part of the ATP Tour Masters 1000 on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour.
It was held at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin until 1982. In 1989 it was upgraded to become one of the Grand Prix Tours (Grand Prix Super Series).
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