Tennis Djokovic beats Tsitsipas to win the third Madrid Open...

Djokovic beats Tsitsipas to win the third Madrid Open title


The world's number one, Novak Djokovic defeated Stefanos Tsitsipas on Sunday to win the Madrid Open for a third time.

The 31-year-old Serbian crossed 6-3 6-4 in an hour 32 minutes to earn a record-like 33. Masters 1000 title – the same as Rafael Nadal who crashed in the last four.

It was Djokovic's 74th Tour title.

"This is a very important gain for me, especially for my trust," Djokovic told Sky Sports.

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"I didn't play my best tennis after the Australian Open, so I was trying to regain momentum. I played some of my best tennis here."

On his opponent he added: "I had to step up, Stefanos is very talented. He beat Rafa yesterday, he had a late night, and he was not so dynamic in his movement, and it was probably due to his long struggle. "

Tsitsipas, who saved three match points, said about Djokovic: "It inspires what you do, simply amazing. You deserve it.

"You had a good week. It was also a great one for me, with good memories and good crowd."

If Djokovic continues to win the French Open next month, he will hold all four Grand Slam titles.

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