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Patna : Soonwoo Kwon, 23, South Korea, defeated James Duckworth, 29, Australia, in straight sets in final to win Astana Open title, an ATP 250 points indoor hard courts event, on September 26, 2021, his maiden ATP tour title.

Soonwoo beat Duckworth 7-6, 6-3 in final in 1 hr 35 minutes in final at Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, to win the men’s singles title plus 250 Rankings points. Duckworth won 150 Rankings points. Defending champion John Millman, Australia, lost in the quarter-finals this year.