Rome Masters: Medvedev defeated Rune and celebrated at the Foro Italico

The Russian tennis player Daniil Medvedev today won the 1000 tennis masters in Rome, in Italy, the fifth tournament of this category of the season, by beating the Danish Holger Rune 7-5 and 7-5.

In this way, Medvedev, ranked 3rd in the ATP world ranking, achieved his first title on the clay surface after beating the promising Danish Rune (7), after 1 hour and 43 minutes of play, in the prelude to Roland Garros, which will begin next Sunday in Paris, France.

On the other hand, the Russian won his fifth title of the season, in a bursting revival to return strongly to the best positions in the ATP ranking.

Likewise, the 20-time champion of ATP tournaments, all different tournaments, rises with his sixth Masters 1,000 to number 2 in the World before Paris, displacing the Serbian Novak Djokovic to third place.

Medvedev optimized his options to the maximum in the first set, since with the only ‘break’ ball he had was the one with which he signed up and was left with 7-5 in his favor.

Rune broke at the beginning of the second set, much more even in the game and, in an exchange of blows until the last games, since then Medvedev was left with four games in a row to win the set again 7-5, according to what he stated a dispatch from the German news agency DPA.

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