HALLE WESTFALEN, GERMANY: World primary Daniil Medvedev misplaced his second straight ATP grass-court docket final when he was brushed aside by Poland’s Hubert Hurkacz in Halle on Sunday.
Medvedev had few solutions as he crashed to defeat inside 64 minutes as Hurkacz supplied no respite in a 6-1, 6-4 victory.
This was a second consecutive heavy defeat in a final for the Russian who additionally misplaced in straight units to Tim van Rijthoven final Sunday at ‘s-Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands.
Hurkacz earned the fifth title of his profession, however his first on grass having additionally reached the semi-finals of Wimbledon final yr.
On his method to the final in Halle, the 25-yr-outdated noticed off Australian firebrand Nick Kyrgios in three units earlier than outclassing Medvedev.
A protestor briefly held up play on Sunday by sprinting onto the court docket earlier than being escorted out of the stadium by safety guards.