Alexander Zverev defeated the world no. 2 ranking player Novak Djokovic 6-4, 6-3 to win the Italian Open, 2017. The final was held in Rome, Italy. The 20-year-old Zverev became the youngest player to win a Masters 1000 event since Djokovic won in Miami a decade ago at 19.
The title will move Zverev up to a career-high No. 10 in the rankings and place him among the contenders for the French Open, the year’s second Grand Slam that will begin in next week. The Italian Open women’s Singles Title 2017 was won by Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina.
Static Takeaways from above News-
- Alexander Zverev is the professional German tennis player
- Italian open is also known as Rome Masters and Italian Championship
- Rome is the Capital city of Italy
- The currency of Italy is Euro.
Source- The Hindu