Canadian tennis player Vasek Pospisil has congratulated Felix Auger-Aliassime on winning his maiden ATP title. Auger-Aliassime, 21, captured his maiden ATP title after beating No. 1 seed Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 6-2 in the Rotterdam final.
Auger-Aliassime was playing the ninth final of his career and he was finally able to get over the edge and lift his first ATP title. Pospisil insists Auger-Aliassime is a great guy and he is super happy for his fellow compatriot.
"Huge congrats to @felixtennis on his first title!! Long overdue. Hardworking, humble and overall great guy. Congrats buddy, super happy for you!" Pospisil tweeted.
Huge congrats to @felixtennis on his first title!!
Auger-Aliassime dominated Tsitsipas
Auger-Aliassime made the best possible start to the match, having broken Tsitsipas in the opening game.
Auger-Aliassime then held on to his serve the rest of the way to win the opener. After winning the opener, Auger-Aliassime broke Tsitsipas in the first and fifth games of the second to get the job done in straight sets. “It has not been the smoothest road since my first final three years ago,” Auger-Aliassime said during the trophy ceremony.
“It is an amazing day for me to get my first title and especially here. I played my first ATP main draw here a couple of years ago, so it is right I won my first title here”. Auger-Aliassime admitted that he will never forget Rotterdam and the way he captured his first ATP title.
“I have a lot of good memories playing here in front of you, so thank you for making it a special week for me that I will remember for the rest of my life,” Auger-Aliassime said. “It is the happiest day of my career and hopefully it is the first of many to come”.
En route to winning Rotterdam, Auger-Aliassime also beat Egor Gerasimov, Andy Murray, Cameron Norrie and Andrey Rublev. Auger-Aliassime certainly felt a big relief after finally clinching his maiden ATP title.