The German, who won all three sets of Greece on Saturday, is still in contention to win a third title in Madrid.
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World number three and defending champion Alexander Sverev joined young Prodigy Carlos Alcaras (n ° 9) in the final of the Masters 1000 in Madrid, defeating Greek Stephanos Tsitsipas (n ° 5) in three sets (6-4, 3-6, 6). -2), Saturday May 7, 2022.
Zverev and Tsitsipas finished their match at over one in the morning. Because the day before, Algaras, who was in the top 10 just before his 19th birthday on Thursday, ran a marathon and a fantastic fight to beat world number one Novak Djokovic (6-7 (5-7), 7-5, 7-6 (7). -5) in 3h35 minutes).
The 25-year-old German has twice graduated (2018 and 2021) from the Madrid competition, his most successful Masters 1000 (19 wins for two defeats). Despite proving to be winning for the second year in a row in Monte-Carlo in mid-April and only losing against Alcஸraz in Barcelona (4-6) in the quarter-finals, he proved it again by muttering to Ciccibas on Saturday evening. , 7-5, 2-6).
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Sverev was a backhand winner and won within two hours of the final break. He has only a few more hours to recover before the final scheduled for Sunday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m.
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