Amazing scenario this Sunday for the final of Lille Play In Challenger, where Quentin Halys (ranked 115th), who lost the first set against Ricardas Berankis (ranked 87th), realized a fantastic come back to eventually claim the title in 3 sets 4-6, 7-6, 6-4.
The dreamed final between top and second seed of the tournament so fulfilled all expectations, and kept people out of breath, who completely filled in the grandstands during 2 hours and a half. “I would like to thank the public, I was extremely tired in the second set, but you pushed me a lot, it feels very good to play in front of so many people“, told the French player.
He writes his name to the record of Play In Challenger, after Grégorie Barrère (2018, 2019) and Zizou Bergs (2021). It is the second title in Challenger of the year 2022 for Quentin Halys, who captured the crown in February in Pau. Thanks to this victory, he will be very closed from his best ATP ranking (102nd), since he should reach the 104th.