◼️ Sascha won the eighth championship of his career and the second of the season after the Munich Open.
Alexander Zverev, second seed, beat Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-4, 6-4 on Sunday to win the Madrid Masters and win his second title of the week.
Zverev broke the first service game of each set to Thiem, fifth favorite, to win the game in just one hour and 19 minutes.
The 21-year-old German won the eighth championship of his career and the second of the season after being crowned at the Munich Open last weekend.
“It’s amazing,” said Zverev. “It’s my third Masters 1000 and I’m only 21 years old. It has been an incredible journey. ” Sascha dominated all week in the Spanish capital, where he did not lose a single set on his way to the title.
Thiem lost his second consecutive final in the Magic Box. He avenged the defeat in the final last year against Rafael Nadal to overcome it on Friday in the quarterfinals, giving the Spanish his first defeat on clay in a year.
Zverev had a lightning start after Thiem lost his first service game with a double fault.
In his service game to close the first set, Zverev went down 0-30 but took advantage of his powerful service and finally secured the first set when the return of the Austrian fell out.
Zverev started the second set in a similar way, with a deep right that Thiem barely returned to the net for the last point of his serve, which put him at a disadvantage of a break.
Zverev barely beat Thiem for the second time in six matches. On Saturday Petra Kvitova beat Kiki Bertens in three sets to take the title in the women’s field.