German n. 3 of the world beats 7-5 6-2 the South Korean Hyeon Chung and will find the compatriot Kohlschreiber. At the final Estoril Sousa-Tiafoe. In Prague, nothing to do for Buzarnescu, who had recovered from 0-3 and had won the first set. The Czech n. 7 of the world closes 4-6 6-2 6-3
After two defeats, Alex Zverev managed to beat the South Korean Hyeon Chung and to conquer the final of the tournament on the indoor land of Monaco (Ger, prize money of 501.345 euros, red soil). The 21 year old from Hamburg, back from the semifinal of Montecarlo, has bent the champion of the Next Gen 2017 7-5 6-2 in 1h31 '. The 21 year old 3 of the world will defend the title won a year ago against Philipp Kohlschreiber, who won in Monaco three times (in 2007, 2012 beating Cilic and in 2016 overtaking Thiem) as well as two other finals (lost in 2013 with Haas and 2015 with Murray). Kohlschreiber beat 6-2 6-4 the other German Maximilian Marterer.
in Portugal - The Portuguese Joao Sousa has won at home, the right to play the final of the Estoril tournament, beating the 19 year old Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas 6-4 1-6 7-6 (4). He is the first home tennis player after Federico Gil in 2010 to play the final. The 29-year-old Sousa, in the tenth final in his career, will point to the first trophy from that of Valencia 2015. In the other semi-final, the US Tiafoe overtook the Spaniard Carreno Busta 6-2 6-3.Take a look at some free betting tips.
- It will be a final between debutants to conclude the Istanbul tournament tomorrow (Tur, € 426,145 prize money, red clay). It is the first final in the major circuit for both Taro Daniel and Malek Jaziri, who came to the last act of a competition that has spared no surprises (no seeded in the semifinals). The 25 year old Japanese, no. 114 of the ranking, in his first semi-final Atp, has passed for 6-3 4-6 6-4, after two hours and 33 minutes of struggle, the French Jeremy Chardy, No. 87, which in the quarterfinals had imposed the alt to Thomas Fabbiano, number 99 of the ranking. For his part, the 34 year-old Tunisian, number 78 in the world rankings, defeated for 6-3 6-2, in an hour and 31 minutes, the Serbian Laslo Djere, 110 Atp number, captain of the Azzurri seen that in the second round he had ousted Andreas Seppi, number 48 in the world ranking and third seeded, and then in the quarter won the marathon against Paolo Lorenzi, number 76 Atp and fifth favorite of seeding. There are no precedents between Daniel and Jaziri.
The hostess Petra Kvitova won the Prague tournament by passing 4-6 6-2 6-3 Mihaela Buzarnescu under the eyes of Martina Navratilova. After being 3-0 in the first set, Kvitova sold 6 games in a row and the first one was 6-4, and then left no chance for Romanian. 37 of the world. For the 28 year old Bilovec is the 23rd career title, the third of the season after the successes of St. Petersburg and Doha.
Last year Kvitova had not been able to participate in the tournament because she was still struggling with the injuries she suffered in an attack, in this edition she left only one set on the street.