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DIRECT. Monte Carlo Masters 1000: already a break between Ruud and Tsitsipas, follow the final!

Beaten by Jannik Sinner in the semi-finals, Stefanos Tsitsipas faces Casper Ruud this Sunday, in the final of the Masters 1000 in Monte-Carlo. Titled in 2021 and 2022 on the Rock, the Greek is aiming for a third coronation in the Principality. Follow the match live.

15:37 – Double break (1-4)

Since the start of this final, Casper Ruud committed eight unforced errors on the forehand, including the last, synonymous with a double break for Stefanos Tsitsipas who took off with the score in this first round.

15:34 – Beautiful people in the stands

For this final of the Monte-Carlo Masters 1000, the driver of Formula 1 Charles Leclerc is present in the stands, just like Francesco Totti or the tennis legend, Boris Becker.

15:32 – Tsitsipas comes out (1-3)

Stefanos Tsitsipas holds on. The Greek saves three break points and confirms his break in advance. On his forehand, the 12th in the world often puts Casper Ruud in danger.

On his third break point, Stefanos Tsitsipas seizes the opportunity& oacute; and crosses his forehand, leaving Casper Ruud à a few meters from the ball. Greek is the first à take his opponent's service.

15:22 – Ruud saves the first opportunity

Serious start to the match from Stefanos Tsitsipas who grants himself three break points. The first is saved by the Norwegian.

15:20 – What a volley !

After a superb falling forehand, Stefanos Tsitsipas decenters his smash. Ruud shoots a passing shot full center into the feet of the Greek who bends down well to make a nice forehand volley.

15: 19 – White game for Tsitsipas (1-1)

Superb start for Stefanos Tsitsipas who concludes his game with a new forehand believe. 

15:18 – Tsitsipas takes the ascendancy

Around his powerful forehand, Stefanos Tsitsipas takes Casper Ruud on the Rainier III court.

15:17 – First game for Ruud (1-0)

While leading 30-0 on his faceoff, Casper Ruud lost two points before catching up and winning the first game of this final. Tsitsipas now serving. 

Casper Ruud starts with an outside ace. Let's go for this final of the Masters 1000 in Monte-Carlo.

15:12 – End of warm-up

The two players returned to their bench. The start of the Monte-Carlo Masters 1000 final is imminent.

15:10 – Ruud serving

While the two finalists are à After the warm-up, Casper Ruud will begin the match serving in the eyes of His Highness, Prince Albert II of Monaco, present in the stands.

15:06 – A Frenchman on the chair

This final will be refereed by a very experienced referee. on the circuit, the Frenchman Damien Dumusois.

15:04 – Entry of the players

Place à the final ! Stefanos Tsitsipas followed by Casper Ruud enters the Rainier III court. 

15:00 – 11th title at stake

Whether it is for Casper Ruud or Stefanos Tsitsipas, the winner of the Masters 1000 of Monte-Carlo 2024 will win the 11th title of his career.

14:55 – Second final for Ruud

&Agrave ; Monte-Carlo, Casper Ruud is playing the second final of a Masters 1000 in his career. The first time, it was at home. Miami in 2022 where he had bowed to himself. face &agrav; a certain… Carlos Alcaraz.

2:50 p.m. – Complicated start to the season

Out of the Top 10 after poor performances à At the Australian Open and Indian Wells, Stefanos Tsitsipas lives again in the Principality whereù he will play his first Masters 1000 final of the season. At a press conference, Casper Ruud admitted expect & the "best version" from Greek: "Stefanos is a fantastic player on all surfaces, but on clay I think he has had more success in his career up until now. present. He woné here twice, so it's obvious he feels fresh. comfortable. I think he lives here and there. Monaco, so I think it’s a kind of tournament & home for him. The last six, seven, eight months have not been fun. perfect for him, he fell out of the top 10. But he will still be a dangerous player and he seems to be back in good form. I'll have to expect ’ the best version of Stefanos".

14:45 – Gille and Vliegen titrés

Before the final of the singles tournament between Stefanos Tsitsipas à Casper Ruud, Sander Gille and Joran Vliegen won the championship. the Monte-Carlo Masters 1000 in doubles. The Belgian pair won against the duo composed of by Marcelo Melo and Alexander Zverev.

14:40 – A first in four years

Winner of Jannik Sinner in the semi-finals yesterday, Stefanos Tsitsipas beat his second top 5 of the tournament, after Alexander Zverev in the round of 16. For the first time in four years, the Greek won against France. two Top 5 players in the same tournament. The last similar performance dates back to the Masters 1000 in Madrid in 2019.

14:35 – How to follow the final of the Masters 1000 in Monte -Carlo streaming ?

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14:30 – Ruud Advantage

In history, Casper Ruud and Stefanos Tsitsipas faced each other against each other. three times, in official meetings. The Norwegian leads 2-1 and won the match. the last confrontation with Los Cabos, last February. There was only one confrontation on clay, Casper Ruud won. at the Masters 1000 in Madrid in 2021.

14:25 – First day

< p>Big first for Casper Ruud à Monte-Carlo. If he had never done better than a semi-final in 2021 against à Andrey Rublev, the Norwegian, has the opportunity this Sunday to write his name on the Masters 1000 list of monégasque. 

14:20 – Ruud's XXL feat

Knocker of world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the semi-final of the Masters 1000 in Monte-Carlo, Casper Ruud had still struggling à achieve his performance after the meeting this Saturday: " I don't know how I did it, I don't really have the answer. For now I'm just very happy, it's a day I'll remember for a very long time. Beating the world number 1 is something I have never done before. I am very, very happy and I am even still a little in shock at the moment. I was in front in the third set, he came back, and we know what happened. how good he is under pressure. " 

A performance that the Norwegian will remember for a long time: "It's fantastic. He is one of the best players of all time. Today, I succeeded in achieving this goal. to beat him. It's something I'll remember for the rest of my life and be able to tell people about it. my children and &agrav; my grandchildren when I am old. I hope I can face him again. Nobody knows how long he intends to play. It's obvious he's getting older, but he's still in good shape and he's playing fantastic tennis. Facing it remains one of the most difficult challenges we face. challenge in our sport. I am very proud and happy to have overcome it. today."

14:15 – Le Grec passé close to elimination against Sinner

Stefanos Tsitsipas did not passé far from the Saturday exit facing &agrav; the Italian Sinner. In the third set of the semi-final, the 12th in the world commits a double fault, synonymous with a double break for the Italian. Pass& Unnoticed, it finally allowed the Greek to come back and win. In a press conference, the two-time winner of Monte-Carlo returned to this arbitration error: " This may have had more influence on my opponent than on me. I was facing à a breakdown à at that moment. Of course, a double break wouldn't have made it easier for me. the task, and keeping the service fresh. that momentà was crucial. I think the match would have taken a completely different turn if this foul had been made. reported. I agree that it would have been better. Pretty bad for me if that decision had been made. "

14:10 – Third coronation for Tsitsipas ?< /h3>

Titré in 2021 and 2022 on the Rock, the Greek can win a third title here, & Monte Carlo. He will have to face à Casper Ruud, who had never done better than a semi-final in 2021.


Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116