Marcel Granollersat 38 years old, He has 26 titles in the middle of the court, of which nine have been alongside the Argentine Horacio Zeballos. In his record, only one ‘Grand Slam’ remains.

The Spanish-Argentine couple, finalists this year in Auckland, Buenos Aires and Indian Wells and semi-finalists in Miami, Monte Carlo and Mutua Madrid Open, has taken another step this Sunday with the crown of Rome. It was the second time that his name was entered in the Italian Masters 1000 record. The first was in 2020.

Granollers and Zeballos, who debuted in Rome as number 1 in the specialty, have signed the perfect tournament. And they haven’t lost a single set. His latest victims have been Mate Pavic and Marcel Arévalo, 6-2 and 6-2.

The final had to be interrupted with 2-2 in the second set because of the rain.

Not playing champions

The couple had to give up playing in the semi-final in Madrid due to a hamstring injury to Zeballos. The medical report advised a period of 10 days of sick leave. Horacio returned to Argentina assuming that they would not reach Rome. Finally they took to the court to play the first round with Alejandro Davidovich and Arthuir Fils. Today they lifted the trophy and presented their candidacy for Roland Garros.

2024-05-19 11:40:17
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