MADRID, 17 Apr. (EUROPE PRESS) –
The Spanish tennis player Alejandro Davidovich has fallen this Sunday in the final of the Monte Carlo tournament (Monaco), third Masters 1,000 of the season and the first on clay, against the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas (6-3, 7-6 (3)) , who has defended his title in the Principality and has lifted his eighth ATP title.
After eliminating the world number one, Serbian Novak Djokovic, in the second round and reaching his first Masters 1,000 category final, the man from Malaga was unable to complete the feat in a final match in which he endured with character and claw the number one attacks. five in the world, who was finally able to revalidate his crown.
All in a match in which Davidovich began by breaking his rival’s service in the third game, although he hit back with a ‘counterbreak’. Tsitsipas regained the initiative with a new break in the eighth game that allowed him to later close the first set with his serve.
During the second set, the Spaniard was able to neutralize the advantage of the Greek on two occasions, who went ahead 2-0. He equalized the contest with a ‘break’ that put him 2-2, and later broke the Hellenic tennis player again after he materialized a new break.
The duel had to be finally decided in the ‘tie-break’, where Tsitsipas used his experience to put an end to the fight after more than an hour and a half of play. With this, he raised his second Masters 1,000 trophy -after that of 2021 also in Monaco- and the eighth on the circuit.
Despite the defeat in the third consecutive final of a Spaniard in Masters 1,000 tournaments this season -after the defeat of Rafa Nadal in Indian Wells and the victory of Carlos Alcaraz in Miami-, the man from Malaga will achieve the best ranking in his history this Monday , rising from the current number 46 to 27.