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Patna : World No 52 Tommy Paul, 24, USA, upset 3rd seed & World No 18 Denis Shapovalov, 22, Canada, in a three-set thriller in final lasting 2hr 12 minutes to lift the singles title at Stockholm Open, an ATP 250 points indoor hard courts tennis tournament, at Stockholm, Sweden, on November 13, 2021, late night.
Tommy Paul, who had defeated Andy Murray, 34, Britain, the winner of three Grand Slam singles titles including two Wimbledon titles, in quarter-final, defeated defending champion Shapovalov 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 in final to win his first ATP tour title. Both the players won 2 break points each during the match. Both of them also won 3 games in a row during the match. Paul, in all, won 90 points during the match to 83 points by the Candian. Shapovalov committed 3 double faults in the match to 1 by Paul.