Rune Seeds to Bolster Turin Bid at Swiss Indoors Basel


By Chris Oddo | @TheFanChild | Sunday October 22, 2023

With three weeks to go till this 12 months’s ATP Finals at Turin, 4 spots stay up for grabs within the race.

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Holger Rune, who reached the ultimate final 12 months at Basel, hopes to carry on to his spot regardless of being within the throes of a droop that has seen him lose eight of his final 9 matches, relationship again to his Wimbledon quarterfinal encounter with Carlos Alcaraz.

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Subsequent week in Basel, Rune will take his place because the No.1 seed on the Swiss Indoors Basel, and look ahead to a first-round conflict with Serbia’s Miomir Kecmanovic.

It was Kecmanovic who bounced Rune from the Stockholm draw, 7-6(3), 6-2 final week.

Taylor Fritz, Casper Ruud, Hubert Hurkacz and Alex de Minaur are additionally hoping to select up essential factors subsequent week at Basel.

Right here’s the draw:

Ruud, seeded second, will see his problem start instantly as he’s set to face Antwerp champion Alexander Bublik within the first spherical. Fritz, the No.3 seed, faces Australia’s Max Purcell within the opening spherical. Hurkacz will face Poland’s Dusan Lajovic whereas De Minaur will get Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman.

Fritz is 145 factors behind Rune as play begins in Vienna; Ruud is 295 factors again of Rune, whereas Hurkacz is 335 again and De Minaur is 520 again.



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