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Grigor Dimitrov is in the final of the Masters tournament in Miami. © APA / ELSA

The sensationalist plays against Sinner in the final

The German tennis professional Alexander Zverev lost the semifinals against Grigor Dimitrov at the Masters tournament in Miami and thus missed his first place in a final of the 1000 ATP tournament series since May 2022. The sensationalist from Bulgaria, on the other hand, dreams of a really big coup.

On Friday (local time in Miami) Zverev had to admit defeat 2:37, 4:6, 7:6 after 4:6 hours in the $XNUMX million hard court tournament. Surprised? Not quite, because at least since then Sensational victory for Dimitrov against Carlos Alcaraz It is known that the Bulgarian is playing in top form.

Proof of this: Zverev couldn't take a single (!) service game away from Dimitrov. Instead, the number 12 in the tennis world managed to break in the first set on Zverev's last service game, and in the third set Dimitrov took the German's serve game to take a 4-3 lead. Now Dimitrov will face Jannik Sinner in the final, who defeated Russian Dimitri Medvedev in the semi-finals.

Dimitrov moves into the top 10

“It was like a close fight, we really went at each other, especially after the first set,” said Dimitrov after the duel with Zverev. “I thought he had raised his game and was very strong throughout the second set. He put me under constant pressure.” Zverev determined the tiebreak early on and thus forced a third set. Dimitrov will climb into the top 10 in the world rankings.


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