Matteo Berrettini denied Andy Murray his first ATP singles title in virtually three years edged to a 6-4, 5-7, 6-4 victory within the Stuttgart Open ultimate on Sunday.
Murray was taking part in in his second singles ultimate of the yr, having beforehand misplaced to Aslan Karatsev on the Sydney Open in January.
On Sunday, Berrettini struck an early blow within the grass-court occasion ultimate as he broke Murray within the third recreation of the match, and the Italian saved 4 break factors within the following recreation as he claimed the primary set 6-4. Murray then outlasted Berrettini in a prolonged second set.
World No. 10 Berrettini broke Murray within the opening recreation of the ultimate set decider and by no means regarded again, finally breaking his opponent once more later within the set to win the match, his sixth profession singles title.