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Teenager Rune upsets Djokovic to win Paris Masters

Holger Rune celebrates winning his first Masters title after taking down Novak Djokovic in the final in Paris

PARIS: Danish teenager Holger Rune shocked six-time champion Novak Djokovic to clinch his first Masters title in Paris on Sunday after coming from a set down to win 3-6, 6-3, 7-5.

Rune, 19, became the youngest winner of the Paris tournament since an 18-year-old Boris Becker in 1986 after beating five top-10 players in as many days — the first to do so in the same tournament.

He is the fifth first-time Masters winner this season and will be the first Danish man to break into the top 10 on Monday.

“It’s probably the best feeling of my life, of my whole career,” said Rune.

“It’s kind of a small dream come true, even though…

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