Stefanos Tsitsipas is defeated by Holger Rune to win the Stockholm title.

Holger Rune thought he stunned top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas in the Stockholm Open final with “an fantastic match.” Rune defeated Tsitsipas 6-4 6-4 to win his second ATP championship. Rune was the seventh-seeded player in the Stockholm main draw.

“From my perspective, it was a great game. Even though I knew it would be challenging, I made an effort to follow the plan. Today I had to play my best tennis, so it was fortunate that I was able to find the right level. I’m overjoyed.

It was pretty near being flawless. I was returning the ball a lot and doing quite well when I wasn’t serving. Stefanos is a fantastic player who consistently makes things challenging. The game was a lot of fun to play;” According to the ATP website, Rune stated after defeating Tsitsipas.

What Rune did to defeat Tsitsipas

In the third game of the match, Rune earned the first break of the match to take a 2-1 lead. Rune won the opening set by frequently maintaining his serve after breaking Tsitsipas.

In the opening set, Rune didn’t encounter a single break point. In the third game of the second set, Rune broke for the first time, giving him a 2-1 advantage, just like in the first. In the fifth game, with a set and a break advantage, Rune had another break point that would have given him a double-break advantage in the second set.

Rune led the second set’s first six games 4-2 before Tsitsipas was able to save the break point in the fifth game, but he also failed to convert his first break point in the sixth game. In the seventh game, Rune missed a break point, but he still managed to break serve once, and in the tenth game, the Dane served out the match.

For the second time, Rune and Tsitsipas were competing against one another. Rune defeated Tsitsipas at the French Open earlier this year.