Hubert Hurkacz achieves his 6th career's title in ATP Tour after defeating Benjamin Bonzi 6-3 7-6(4) in Sunday's final of The Open 13 Provence in Marseille. The Pole was a pre-match favorite against the Frenchman, ranked #60 in world's ranking. Hurkacz made a strong start, breaking his opponent in 4th game. Bonzi managed to break back in 7th game, but Hurkacz regained his advantage and closed the first set with a score 6-3. Second set was under the sign of holding the serve from both players till the 7th game, when Hurkacz created two breakpoints, but Bonzi defended it well. The Frenchman was putting a pressure on Hurkacz since then, being a really tough opponent. The local favorite was close to force the decider, creating three set-points within Hurkacz's serve in 12th game. The Pole stood the test of nerves, cancelling the danger with great serves and moving the settlement of second set into the tiebreak. Hurkacz gained the mini-break advantage in first point of it, and that was the decisive moment once both players won their service points till the end.
The best Polish male player continues his successful history of the appearances in the finals, as he took the title 6 out of 7 times when playing in final of an event on ATP level. Before becoming the top notch player, Hurkacz was also undefeated in finals on level of ATP Challenger Tour, where he won all of 3 finals played. Benjamin Bonzi lives one of the best weeks in his tennis career so far, as he managed to advance into the final in front of the home crowd, making an upset on the opponents who were rated higher in pre-match odds in 3 out of 4 matches on the road. The Frenchman will move up into 45th place in ATP ranking on Monday, advancing from 60th.
Here are the final's highlights: