ATP Madrid Open 2021: Alexander Zverev reaches the final after victory over Dominic Thiem in straight sets

Alexander Zverev defeats Dominic Thiem in straight sets to qualify for the 8th Masters final of his career, will face winner of Casper Ruud and Matteo Berrittini.

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Alexander Zverev French Open
Alexander Zverev French Open

Alexander Zverev, the World No. 6 and 5th seed at the ATP Madrid Open 2021 defeats World No. 4 and 3rd seed Dominic Thiem in straight sets and qualifies for his 2nd final of 2021.

The German star recorded his 3rd victory over the Austrian who has won 8 against the German. This was the first match between the duo since their famous 5-setter finals at the 2020 US Open which Thiem had won after being 2 sets down.

Zverev won the match 6-3 6-4 in 1hour and 37minutes winning 68/126 points the two players contested for. The big German’s service won him a good number of points hitting 6 aces in the match and winning 78% of the points on his first serve.

Alexander Zverev qualifies for his 2nd final of 2021

With the semi-final victory over Thiem, Alexander Zverev qualified for his 2nd Madrid Open finals after previously playing and winning in the 2018 Madrid Open.

This also qualifies him for his second final of 2021 after winning at the Acapulco Open 2021 in March 2021. Zverev now qualifies for his 8th Masters final of which he has won 3 and will now chase his 4th title on Sunday in the final.

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