With only 18 years old, Holger Rune dazzles the world with his tennis. Already qualified for the Next-Gen Finals in Milan, the Danish beat the Turkish Cem Ilkel 7-5 and 7-6 (6), champion was consecrated in Bergamo, Italy, and lifted the fourth ATP Challenger trophy of the year.
Thus, who before stayed with the titles of Biella, San Marino and Verona, he became the second youngest player to achieve that mark. Only french Richard Gasquet, in 2003, achieved the same number of titles in one season at a younger age (17 years). The former world seven conquered the Challenger of Sarajevo, Naples, Reggio Emilia and Grenoble.
In addition, the French tennis player, aged 18 (or less), won seven titles. Tomas Berdych He did it five times, while Rune, Alcaraz, Auger-Aliassime, Ancic, Coria and Chung followed with four.
It should be noted that the Dane took a partial from Novak Djokovic in his absolute debut in the main draw of the United States Open and will seek to close the great 2021 with the title in Milan, in the tournament faced by the best eight of the year (sub twenty-one).