June 12, 2024

Open Court

MORE TENNIS THAN YOU'LL EVER NEED

Beating two of the greatest of all time, back to back? Check.

Still not having won the tournament? Also check, as Carlos Alcaraz needs to get past No. 2 seed Alexander Zverev Sunday in Madrid to take the title.

And he did – so easily it wasn’t even a contest.

Meanwhile, the main draw is already starting in another Masters 1000, this one in Rome.

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Mutua Madrid Open
Location: Madrid, Spain
Category: ATP 1000 (Joint event with the WTA Tour)
Surface: Red Clay
Dates: May 1 – 8, 2022
Prize money: €7,499,290
Draws: S56 – D28

Sunday, May 8, 2022
Final results

Singles final

[7] Carlos Alcaraz (ESP) def [2] Alexander Zverev (GER) 63 61

Doubles final

[7] Wesley Koolhof (NED) / Neal Skupski (GBR) def [6] Juan Sebastian / Robert Farah (COL) 67 (4) 64 [10-5]

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Internazionali BNL d’Italia
Location: Rome, Italy
Category: ATP 1000 (Joint event with the WTA Tour)
Surface: Red Clay
Dates: May 9 – 15, 2022
Prize money: €6,008,725
Draws: S56 – D32

Sunday, May 8, 2022
Final results

Singles, first round

Marin Cilic (CRO) def [WC] Matteo Arnaldi (ITA) 61 64
Cristian Garin (CHI) def. [WC] Francesco Passaro (ITA) 63 62
Aslan Karatsev
def Lloyd Harris (RSA) 36 63 76 (7)
Filip Krajinovic (SRB) def Frances Tiafoe (USA) 76 (7) 76 (4)

Qualifying, final round

(1st-round opponents in brackets)

[1] Sebastian Baez (ARG) def. [12] Emil Ruusuvuori (FIN) 67 (3) 64 75 ([Q] Tallon Griekspoor)   
[5] Francisco Cerundolo (ARG) def. Joao Sousa (POL) 62 76 (4) (John Isner)
[6] Laslo Djere (SRB) def. Hugo Dellien (BOL) 64 62 ([PR] Borna Coric)
[10] Tallon Griekspoor (NED) def [7] Marcos Giron (USA) 76 (7) 62 ([Q] Sebastian Baez)
Dusan Lajovic (SRB) def [6] Marton Fucsovics (HUN) 40 retd (Alex de Minaur)
Brandon Nakashima (USA) def Kamil Majchrzak (POL) 64 76 (5) (Grigor Dimitrov)
[WC] Giulio Zeppieri (ITA) def [14] Maxime Cressy (USA) 46 64 76 (5) (Karen Khachanov)

[LL] Marcos Giron (Alexander Bublik)

 

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