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Zverev beats Berrettini to win his second Madrid Open title

Alexander Zverev continued his impressive form going into the French Open by winning his second Madrid Open title on Sunday. After beating top-seeded Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals and fourth-ranked Dominic Thiem in the semifinals, Zverev rallied to defeat Matteo Berrettini 6-7 (8), 6-4, 6-3 for his second title this season. The sixth-ranked German also […]

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Alexander Zverev reaches Madrid Open final by overcoming Dominic Thiem

Alexander Zverev avenged his defeat by Dominic Thiem in last year’s U.S. Open final in clinical fashion on Saturday, beating the Austrian 6-3 6-4 to reach the final of the Madrid Open. Zverev, who beat top seed and tournament favourite Rafa Nadal in straight sets in the quarter-finals on Friday, will meet Italy’s Matteo Berrettini […]

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Aryna Sabalenka triumphs over top-ranked Ash Barty to win Madrid Open

Aryna Sabalenka is glad she changed her mind about playing at the Madrid Open. Two weeks after nearly withdrawing from the tournament because of a muscle injury, Sabalenka was standing on center court with the winner’s trophy in her hands on Saturday. Sabalenka defeated top-ranked Ash Barty 6-0, 3-6, 6-4 for her 10th WTA title […]

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Rohan Bopanna-Denis Shapovalov go down fighting in Madrid Open quarters

India’s Rohan Bopanna and Denis Shapovalov of Canada fought hard before losing in three sets to German duo of Alexander Zverev and Tim Puetz in the men’s doubles quarterfinals of the Madrid Open here. Bopanna and Shapovalov went down 6-4 3-6 10-5 against their German opponents to crash out of the ATP Masters 1000 tournament. […]

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Madrid Open loss a step backward ahead of French Open: Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal’s good run preparing for the French Open has suddenly hit a speed bump. Nadal’s quarterfinal loss to Alexander Zverev at the Madrid Open on Friday came as an unexpected setback in a week in which the king of clay said he was feeling good about his game. “Negative feelings because this was an […]

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Rafael Nadal reaches Madrid Open quarters, Ash Barty into final

Rafael Nadal got through another young opponent and showed signs he was getting closer to his best form on clay as he defeated Alexei Popyrin 6-3, 6-3 to make it to the Madrid Open quarterfinals on Thursday. Nadal overcame eight aces and saved five break points against the Australian. The five-time Madrid champion cruised past […]

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Bopanna-Shapovalov reach quarterfinals of Madrid Open Masters

India’s Rohan Bopanna combined with his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov to stun top seeds Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah in straight sets and reach the men’s doubles quarterfinals of Madrid Open Masters 1000 tournament here. This was the 41-year-old Bopanna’s first win on the ATP tour in 2021. The Indo-Canadian duo won their round […]

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Madrid Open: Rafael Nadal cruises past Spanish teenage sensation

In a much-anticipated battle of generations, Rafael Nadal showed he is still clearly the man to beat in Spanish tennis, cruising to a 6-1, 6-2 win over teenage sensation Carlos Alcaraz in the second round of the Madrid Open on Wednesday. Nadal, seeking his sixth title in Madrid and looking to regain top form ahead […]