It has been a long wait for David Goffin but he finally added a fifth ATP Tour title to his collection with victory in Montpellier.
Having come through a deciding set to reach the final, David Goffin could win his first title on the ATP Tour since 2017.
Carlos Alcaraz has been talked up as a future star and Rafael Nadal says his compatriot has the potential to achieve great things.
Gilles Simon sprung a surprise on Denis Shapovalov in Cologne, where Diego Schwartzman made serene progress to round three.
Former world number one Andy Murray's return to clay court ended with a chastening straight-sets defeat to Stan Wawrinka at the French Open.
With the draw open after Novak Djokovic's exit, Alexander Zverev and Denis Shapovalov reached the quarter-finals.
Borna Coric and Denis Shapovalov delivered stunning comeback wins at the US Open.
German Alexander Zverev needed more than three hours to reach the US Open second round.
Top seed Novak Djokovic charged through on Tuesday, while Andy Murray lost to Milos Raonic in the last 16.
Stefanos Tsitsipas was untroubled by Kevin Anderson at the Western & Southern Open.