Stefanos Tsitsipas received the Monte Carlo Masters with out dropping a set, beating Andrey Rublev 6-3, 6-Three on Sunday for his first title this yr and sixth general.
Fourth-seeded Tsitsipas was in dominant kind as he edged 4-Three forward of the sixth-seeded Russian of their profession conferences, having additionally crushed him on clay final yr within the French Open quarterfinals.
From talented junior to Masters 1000 champion 😍
— Tennis TV (@TennisTV) April 18, 2021
The 22-year-old Greek received his final title in February final yr on the Open 13 indoor event in Marseille ? simply weeks earlier than France went into lockdown for the primary time due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The 23-year-old Rublev was aiming for his second title of the yr, his first at Masters stage and ninth general. He had produced an audacious show to defeat file 11-time champion Rafael Nadal on Friday, and additional verify why he is among the rising stars of tennis.
Tsitsipas in 2021:
✅ ATP Cup (undefeated in singles)
✅ Australian Open semi-final
✅ Rotterdam semi-final
✅ Marseille quarter-final
✅ Acapulco final
✅ Miami quarter-final
✅ Monte-Carlo champion pic.twitter.com/QPA0NqEaXj
— ATP Tour (@atptour) April 18, 2021
After profitable the ATP Cup with Russia, Rublev reached the quarterfinals on the Australian Open after which received the ABN AMRO World Tennis Event in Rotterdam final month for his fourth title in seven months. Since Rotterdam, he’s reached 4 consecutive semifinals, together with Monte Carlo.
However he couldn’t even get a break level in opposition to Tsitsipas.