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Rune dominates Bautista Agut and wins the Open de Caen

This player doesn’t know how to lose anymore! After his victory at the Open Markal Bourg-de-Péage on Sunday, Holger Rune got a new trophy. This Wednesday, the Dane won l’Open de Caenexhibition tournament organized in Normandy, dominating Roberto Bautista Agut in the final (6-0, 6-4). A great way to gain confidence just a few weeks before the start of the 2023 season.

On Tuesday, Holger Rune had already beaten Richard Gasquet 7-6, 6-1 to secure their place in the final. This Wednesday, he got off to a flying start by winning the first set 6-0 against Roberto Bautista Agut. The eleventh player in the world signed a perfect start to the match, especially in service.

He finished the first act with 85% of points won behind his first ball and 75% behind his second. Holger Rune did not concede a single break point and took control in the exchange with in particular 12 winning shots for 5 unforced errors. Opposite, the Spaniard was not dangerous with only two winning shots.

Rune reiterates, he wants to “become world number one”

In the second round, the debates were more balanced but it was still Holger Rune who had the last word. The Dane offered himself the break to break away 4-3. When serving to win the match at 5-4, he was very solid mentally to save two break points before concluding.

“Bravo Holger for your season, I wish you lots of success,” said Roberto Bautista Agut during the trophy presentation. Thanks to the public, it’s always a pleasure to come here to Caen to prepare for the season. I hope to fight with the best players in the world in 2023, it won’t be easy but that’s always the goal. »

“I had a good time here in Caen, explained the winner of the Caen Open Holger Rune. I played a great final, and I congratulate Roberto on his season. It’s important to believe in yourself, my goal is to be world number one in 2023.”

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