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Patna : Third seed & World No 18 Denis Shapovalov, 22, Canada, and World No 52 Tommy Paul, 24, USA, will clash in the final of Stockholm Open,  an ATP 250 indoor hard courts tennis tournament, at Stockholm, Sweden, on November 13, 2021, late night.

Defending champion Shapovalov beat 2nd seed Felix Auger-Aliassime, 21, Canada, in straight sets 6-4, 7-5 in 1hr 58 minutes in semi-final  on November 12, 2021, late night. Shapovalov won 4 break points during the match to 2 by World No 11 Aliassime. He also won 3 games in a row during the match to 2 by Aliassime. Shapovalov fired 7 Aces during the match to 2 by  compatriot Aliassime. Shapovalov, in all, won 71 points in the match to 63 points by Aliassime.

World No 52 Paul upset 8th seed Frances Tiafoe, 23, USA, in a three-set thriller 5-7, 7-6, 6-4 in 2hr 30 minutes in semi-final on November 12, 2021, rallying back from one set down. Paul hammered 10 Aces during the match to 9 by World No 41 Toafoe, who committed 4 double faults. Both the players won 3 break points each during the match.  Both of them also won 3 games in  a row each in the match.  Paul, however, won the second set tie-breal. Paul, in all, won 112 points during the match to 100 points by Tiafoe.