(Sports news, tennis news) Daniil Medvedev shockingly lost in the Libema Open final while Murray missed the title in Stuttgart.
Murray injured, lost Stuttgart final
Murray – Berrettini match
Andy Murray missed his first grass-court title in six years when he was beaten 6-4 5-7 6-3 by Matteo Berrettini in the Stuttgart Open final. The last time Murray won the trophy on grass was at Wimbledon 2016.
Andy Murray misses his appointment with Stuttgart title
Berrettini competed in his first tournament since returning from an arm injury in March and he showed more bravery in the first set when he won by a tight 6-4, although Murray had four chances to claim it. break point again after being 1-2 lead. The two sides played equally in set 2 and made many mistakes, the turning point came when Murray saved 3 break points in game 9 before having 3 set point opportunities in game 12 and successfully capitalized.
Berrettini broke the game at the beginning of the third set and then Murray began to show signs of hip pain when he twice asked to stop the match to ask a doctor for treatment. He continued but was unable to match Berrettini, who won 6-3 in the set to claim the title.
Medvedev loses shock Libema Open final
The progress of the match Medvedev – Van Rijthoven
Daniil Medvedev entered the final of the Libema Open, the ATP 250 tournament taking place at Den Bosch (Netherlands) with the determination to win to win the second grass court championship in his career (after the Mallorca Championships 2021). The ambition of the world No. 2 player is even greater when he only has to face Tim Van Rijthoven, the 205 ATP player.
Medvedev sadly hung up the racket in front of Van Rijthoven, thereby disillusioned with winning the Libema Open
However, the surprise happened right in the first set, when Tim Van Rijthoven broke Medvedev’s first serve game. Soon after, the Russian tennis player was injured and had to receive medical attention. This moment also created a turning point for the match.
Despite Medvedev demanding a break in game 3, Van Rijthoven was undeterred. Even in game 10, the Dutch player won a break-point to end the first set with a score of 6-4.
Entering the second set, things were even worse for Medvedev. The 1st seed lost 5 games in a row, even winning only 1 game to win the honor before accepting to hang up the racket with a score of 1-6.
Winning the final 2-0 (set score: (6-4, 6-1), Van Rijthoven was officially crowned the Libema Open title, which is also the biggest title in the career of the 205th-ranked player. ATP As for Medvedev, “Prime Minister” is not too sad because he will celebrate the event of becoming No. 1 ATP early next week.
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