The fight lasted 1 hour and 20 minutes. 51-th ATP rating number, 30-year-old Benoit, recorded four breaks and seven aces, making a double mistake in the presentation. 18-year-old Felix, who is on the 28th position in the world classification, once took the opponent’s pitch, made eight aces and four double mistakes.
Previously, the players did not meet each other. The title won at the Open Parc Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Lyon competition was for Paire third in his career, earning € 90,390 in prize money and 250 rating points.
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