Novak Djokovic defeats Stefanos Tsitsipas to win Madrid Open title
Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas to win his third Madrid Open title and tie Rafael Nadal’s record for Masters 1000 titles.
The world No 1 backed up his gruelling semi-final victory against in-form Dominic Thiem with another impressive performance to deny 20-year-old Tsitsipas the first Masters 1000 title of his burgeoning career.
Djokovic, whose last title was his 15th Grand Slam victory at the Australian Open in January, won 6-3 6-4, and will now head to the Italian Open in Rome, where he is a four-time champion.
The Serb had lost his only previous encounter against Tsitsipas in the Rogers Cup last-16 in Toronto, where the three-time ATP Tour winner reached his only previous Masters 1000 final last August……..read more
Source: Sky Sports