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Brayden Schnur is playing the best tennis of his career at the New York Open.

Brayden Schnur In A New York Minute

The Canadian qualifier is through to his first ATP Tour final

Get the details on the biggest week of Brayden Schnur’s career as the World No. 154 in the ATP Rankings goes from qualifying alternate to his first ATP Tour final at the New York Open.

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  • On Monday, he reached a career-high No. 154 in the ATP Rankings and beat Alexei Popyrin to qualify.
  • On Tuesday, he earned the first ATP Tour win of his career over countryman and Columbia University sophomore Jack Mingjie Lin.
  • On Wednesday, he rallied from 5-2 down in the third set and saved two match points to beat No. 3 seed Steve Johnson.
  • On Thursday, he went to sleep at 3:30 am after his win over Johnson finished Wednesday at 11:37 pm.
  • On Friday, he hit 24 aces and held in all 18 of his service games to defeat Paolo Lorenzi 6-7(7) 7-6(5) 7-5.
  • On Saturday, he saved five set points in the first set of 7-6(7) 4-6 6-3 victory over No. 6 seed Sam Querrey.
  • In Sunday’s final, he bids to become the second player in as many weeks to earn his first win and title at the same event (Juan Ignacio Londero at Cordoba).
  • In Monday’s ATP Rankings, he will break into the Top 100 if he wins the title.

- Research from Joshua Rey

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