Madrid Open:Alexander Zverev wins his second Madrid Open title and Aryna Sabalenka claims biggest title of her career | Daily Current Affairs 2021

Madrid Open:Alexander Zverev wins his second Madrid Open title and Aryna Sabalenka claims biggest title of her career

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In tennis, World number six Alexander Zverev beat Matteo Berrettini while Aryna Sabalenka stunned world number one Ashleigh Barty to win the Madrid Open.

Alexander Zverev clinched his 2nd Madrid Open title while it was the first win for Aryna Sabalenka on clay.

After beating top-seeded Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals and fourth-ranked Dominic Thiem in the semifinals, Zverev rallied to defeat Italian world number 10 Berrettini 6-7 (8), 6-4, 6-3 in the final.

In the women’s singles final, the world number seven Belarus’s Sabalenka beat Australian player 6-0, 3-6, 6-4.

This was Sabalenka’s 10th career title but her first on clay and it will see her rise to number four in the world rankings.

In the men’s doubles final, Marcel Granollers of Spain and Horacio Zeballos of Argentina defeated Nikola Mektic and Mate Pavic of Croatia 1-6, 6-3, 10-8, claiming the doubles title

 In the women’s doubles final, Barbora Krejcikova and Katerina Siniakova, both from the Czech Republic, defeated Gabriela Dabrowski of Canada and Demi Schuurs of France 6-4, 6-3.

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