Vienna Tennis Open: German Zverev became champion | The Hamburg-born beat Frances Tiafoe in the final

German Alexander Zverev defeated American Frances Tiafoe 7-5, 6-4 in the final 7-5, 6-4, to be crowned ATP 500 champion in Vienna, Austria.

The victory was consolidated in one hour and 36 minutes of play on a hard surface, within the framework of a tournament that awarded prizes of $ 1,974,000.

The Hamburg tennis player, world number four and last Olympic champion in Tokyo, showed his authority on the indoor court to reach one of the most coveted titles of the European autumn.

Tiafoe, executioner of Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the quarterfinals and ranked 49th in the international rankings, played his third final on the ATP circuit, winning only at Delray Beach 2018.

In return, at the age of 24, the German Zverev reached his eighteenth professional championship, ranking as the sixth player with the most championships on the circuit. He also won 24 of his last 26 official matches.

Delbonis debuts at the Paris Masters

The Argentine Federico Delbonis will be one of the players who will debut tomorrow in the main draw of the Paris Masters 1000 tennis, a contest that will be played on hard surfaces and will distribute prizes for 3,084,450 euros.

The player from Azul, located in position number 41 in the ATP world rankings, will run into a complex first-round match with Briton Cameron Norrie (14th). The game will start around 8.

In the series of previous antecedents there is parity with one win per side for each. The Buenos Aires southpaw celebrated in the first round of the classification of the Masters 1000 Rome, in the 2018 edition, with a resounding 6-2, 6-0.

For his part, the player born in South Africa and nationalized British won the first round of qualifying in Paris, two seasons ago, with partials of 6-3, 7-6.

The other Argentine registered in the Paris competition is Diego Schwartzman from Buenos Aires (16th and eleventh seeded), who will run into Australian John Millman (57th) at the start.

The history between the two players is also tied 1-1. It is that Millman prevailed by abandoning the ‘Peque’ in the first round of the Australian Open 2016, while the Argentine celebrated at the Masters 1000 Rome last year, with a 6-4, 7-6 victory.

The world number 1, Serbian Novak Djokovic, will return to the competition, after an injury. The best tennis player on the planet will only make his debut in the second round, taking on the winner of the fight that will be held by the Italian Fabio Fognini (36th) and the Hungarian Marton Fucsovics (39th).

Argentina Open femenino

The clash between the youth Sol Faga and Solana Sierra will be the exclusive duel between Argentine tennis players who will participate from tomorrow in the WTA 125 Women’s Open in Argentina, which is set at the Buenos Aires Lawn Tennis Club in the Palermo neighborhood.

The 17-year-old Faga from Cordoba overcame the last turn of the standings today by beating the Brazilian Rebeca Pereira 6-4, 6-1.

Meanwhile, the Mar del Plata Sierra, also 17, received a special invitation to participate in the tournament that will be played on a brick dust surface. The player, who made it to the semifinals of the US Open Junior in New York last September, occupies position 1,195 in the WTA world rankings.

In addition, Victoria Bosio (332), a native of the city of Venado Tuerto, will make her debut against the Georgian Ekaterina Gorgodze (102 and sixth favorite).

Lourdes Carlé (271) from Buenos Aires, born in the town of Daireaux, will face Greece’s Despina Papamichail (198 and eighth seeded) at the premiere.

Meanwhile, the Rioja Jazmín Ortenzi (693) surpassed the classification and will run into the Chilean Daniela Seguel (236) at the start.

The Buenosairean Julieta Stable (642) will have to go to extremes to avoid the debut and leave the Hungarian Panna Udvardy (139 and fifth seeded) on the road.

The Cordovan Luciana Moyano, just 16 years old, will face the French Diane Parry (194 and seventh seeded). At the same time, the Buenos Aires Martina Capurro Taborda (878) will play against the Romanian Irina Bara (129 and fourth favorite).

Finally, Sofía Luini (1221), 28 years old and born in the city of Buenos Aires, will meet the Russian Elina Avanesyan (307) at the beginning.

The contest called Argentina Open will award 115 thousand dollars in prizes and will be held again after 34 years, after the legend Gabriela Sabatini was awarded the 1987 edition, by beating the German Isabel Cueto in the final, 6-0 and 6 -2.

The best seeded is the Egyptian Mayar Sherif (64), who will make her debut against the Spanish Andrea Lázaro García (249).

Argentina’s number 1 tennis player, Rosario Nadia Podoroska (84), will not participate due to a back injury.

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Vienna Tennis Open: German Zverev became champion | The Hamburg-born beat Frances Tiafoe in the final

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