Europe completed a fourth consecutive victory in the Laver Cup team tennis tournament on Sunday, with doubles duo Andrey Rublev and Alexander Zverev downing Reilly Opelka and Denis Shapovalov to seal a 14-1 rout.
The 24-year-old Pole did not drop a set in winning the indoor tournament in Metz for the first time. The Wimbledon semifinalist — and the last player to have faced 20-time Grand Slam champion Roger Federer in the quarterfinals before the tennis great's knee surgery — had nine aces but dropped serve twice against his second-seeded opponent. Hurkacz had to rally from a break down in the first set before starting to dictate more from the baseline against the big-hitting Spaniard, breaking his serve four times.
Maria Sakkari upset top-seeded Iga Swiatek to set up a surprise final against Anett Kontaveit at the Ostrava Open.