The end of ATP 250 from Stuttgart it focused a lot of attention not only because of the logical definition of the title, but because there were some more issues at stake. Finally, Marin Cilic (47 °) beat Felix Auger-Aliassime (21 °) by 7-6 (2) and 6-2, rose from a new trophy and further sank the tremendous negative streak of the Canadian, which has accumulated eight finals played and all lost.
The finals turned into a kind of nightmare for the 20-year-old. His path began in the ATP 250 in Rio in 2019 and culminates in this defeat against Cilic. Of all the title definitions he played, in none could he even land a set..
A) Yes, the Canadian added his second ill-fated final in Stuttgart, since the previous one had been in 2019 and fell into the hands of Matteo Berrettini by 6-4 and 7-6 (11).
Notably Since the Open Era, he is the second tennis player with the highest percentage of defeats over played finals.: This statistic is led by Frenchman Julien Benneteau, who came to play 10 finals and lost all of them.
For his part, the Croatian Cilic with this victory achieved his 19th title, the first in the last three years. The previous one had been at Queen’s Club, which in this edition will have the stellar presence of Andy Murray.