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Zverev wins maiden Madrid Open title

IANS  |  Madrid 

of has claimed the 2018 Open title for the first time after beating Austria's 6-4, 6-4 in the final.

Zverev, ranked No. 3 in the world, needed one hour and 18 minutes to win his third Masters 1000 trophy on Sunday, reports

The champion, who became the first German to win in the Spanish capital, claimed his second title this season after winning on home soil in one week earlier.

The match was the first Masters 1000 final between Zverev and Thiem, the world No. 7.

Thiem failed to win the Open title for the second straight time after losing the 2017 final against of Spain, ranked No. 1 in the world.



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First Published: Mon, May 14 2018. 16:32 IST