Monte Carlo Masters 2024: Tsitsipas wins his third title in Monte Carlo | Tennis | Sports | EUROtoday

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The Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas was proclaimed champion of the Monte Carlo Masters this Sunday by beating the Norwegian Casper Ruud within the remaining by 6-1 and 6-4 (in 1h 36m). This is his first title of the course and the third within the Principality, after these beforehand obtained within the 2021 and 2022 editions. He thus turns into the final dominator of the event, equaling the report of the Romanian Ilie Nastase (1971 to 1973), the Swede Björn Borg (1977, 1979 and 1980) and the Austrian Thomas Muster (1992, 1995 and 1996), all of them with three trophies on their report. Only Rafael Nadal surpasses them, with 11.

Tsitsipas, 25 years outdated, will rise this Monday from twelfth to seventh place within the rating. Little impressed in current instances — in 2023 he solely triumphed in Los Cabos (ATP 250) and in February he disappeared from the top-10, for the primary time in 5 years—the Athenian reveals his head in considered one of his favourite phases of the season. He wins the primary occasion on land and thus presents his credentials for what’s to come back: Barcelona, ​​Madrid, Rome and Roland Garros. In 2021, exactly, he managed to achieve the ultimate of the French nice, then defeated by Novak Djokovic, who that afternoon managed to win two units.

Throughout his profession, Tsitsipas has received 11 trophies, of which three (the three in Monte Carlo) correspond to the Masters 1000. The 2019 Masters Cup is probably the most prestigious. Apart from the successes, the ultimate of the Australian Open reached final season additionally seems on his service report. This yr, the Greek's dynamics weren’t constructive till now, however contact with clay has as soon as once more revealed the very best model of him. Powerful bodily and in his placing, Tsitsipas overwhelmed Ruud within the first set and was in a position to spherical off his victory undoubtedly. The Nordic is his third suffererafter the failed makes an attempt to cease him by the Russian Andrey Rublev (2021) and the Spanish Alejandro Davidovich (2022).

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