Alexander Zverev wins the Acapulco ATP 500 tournament for the first time in his career and he also wins his first title in 2021, beating the Greek Stefanos Tsitsipas in the final after a battle lasting over two hours. For the German it is the second victory in 7 previous games against the Greek, it comes after 5 consecutive knockouts in the previous with Zverev not even beating him since Washington 2018.
It was a match full of twists and sensational reversals with the German who now arrives in Miami as a major tournament favorite. Fourteenth tournament and the third Atp 500 for the German while the negative tradition continues for Tsitsipas who loses his sixth challenge in as many finals in the Atp 500 tournaments.
Authentic curse for the young Greek talent who in the course of his career has won 4 Atp 250, the NextGen Atp Finals and above all the Atp Finals won in 2019. Below the highlights of the Acapulco 2021 final.