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Richard Mille - Alexander Zverer unstoppable on the clay of Madrid

Richard Mille Alexander Zverer unstoppable on the clay of Madrid

World No. 3 defeated Austrian player Dominic Thiem on Sunday May 13, winning 6-4 6-4 in the final. The German player did not concede a set to win his 3rd Masters 1000 title after Rome and Montreal in 2017.

Alexander Zverev defeated Dominic Thiem, who knocked out Rafael Nadal in the quarter-final, winning 6-4, 6-4 in the Madrid Masters final. Zverev, already victorious in Munich the week before, wins the 3rd Masters 1000 of his career (after Rome and Montreal in 2017), keeping his World No. 3 ranking.

Alexander Zverer unstoppable on the clay of Madrid

Alexander Zverev with his trophy and wearing his RM 67-02 on his wrist © Getty Images

Zverev’s performance in Nadal’s homeland was perfectly mastered. The German did not concede a set during his Madrid week. For Alexander Zverev, «Rafa is still the man to beat and the big favorite for Roland Garros». At the age of 21, Zverev together with Rafael Nadal who is world No. 2, are a strong double act in the Richard Mille family. His victory against Thiem was like a revenge match as it reduced the gap in the number of victories between the two players (4 wins for the Austrian player against 2 for the German player).

It’s in the best possible way to start his season on clay, especially with his new RM 67-02 Automatic on his wrist. After two victories in two weeks, Zverev became the youngest winner of the tournament since Rafael Nadal who won it at the age of 19.

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