Alexander Zverev pocketed tournament win in Madrid after a spectacular final against Berrettini

Alexander Zverev steekt toernooiwinst in Madrid op zak na spetterende finale tegen Berrettini

The German Alexander Zverev (ATP 6) took the final win on Sunday evening at the ATP Masters 1,000 tournament in the Spanish capital Madrid (clay / 2,614,465 euros). In the final he beat Italian Matteo Berrettini (ATP 10) 6-7 (8/10), 6-4 and 6-3. The game lasted 2 hours and 42 minutes.

The first set fully met expectations. Berrettini broke through Zverev’s serve in the seventh game, but he immediately forced the re-break in the next game. A tiebreak had to provide a definitive answer. In it, both Berrettini and Zverev received set ball (s). The dime eventually fell on the side of the Italian with 8/10.

In the second set, both players again kept pace with each other for a long time, until Zverev went through Berrettini’s service at 4-4. The German kept his cool on his own service and tied the score 6-4. In the third and final set, Zverev steamed 6-3 to the overall victory.

For the 24-year-old German, it is the 15th title of his career and the second in Madrid, after an earlier overall victory in 2018. Berrettini is currently stuck on four titles.

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