ATP World Tour Masters 1000 Madrid came to an end on 13th May when the Champions of all four Tournament lifted their Cups. The 2018 Mutua Madrid Open is joint men’s and women’s professional tennis tournament, held in Madrid, during early May. Madrid Open feature champions from four different tournaments like Men’s Singles, Women’s Singles, Men’s Doubles and Women’s Doubles. The week packed with excitement started on 4th of May and worlds best Tennis players like Rafael Nadal, Dominic Thiem, Alexander Zverev, Petra Kitova and Kiki Bertens competed to win their Masters title. Champions competed for the prize money of €6,200,860.
21 year old German and world number three Alexander Zverev did not broke early and defeated Dominic Thiem to win his third Masters title. He becomes only the fifth active player to win at least three Masters 1000 titles – joining Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray. On an interview Zverev stated:
“Hopefully I can continue this kind of streak in Rome,” he said.
“Winning two titles in two weeks is great. Winning a Masters, another Masters, is unbelievable. But before the French Open, there’s still Rome where I’m the defending champion.”
“Obviously, I didn’t get broken one time [in Madrid]. But I don’t think I faced break points in the whole tournament. For me, this is an amazing start to know in the back of my mind.”
Petra Kvitova lifted the Women’s Single Cup after defeating Kiki Bertens with score 7-6, 4-6 and 6-3. Nikola Mektic and Alexander Peya won the Men’s doubles title while on the other hand Women’s double was won by Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina.