Pablo Carreño has conquered this Sunday the sixth ATP title of his sports career after proclaiming himself champion of the tournament Hamburg, on clay and category 500. The Asturian player beat the Serbian in the final Filip Krajinovic for 6-2 and 6-4 and he has sufficiently achieved what by category is the most important tournament in his record.
The one from Hamburg is the first 500 that Carreño has won in his career, since he had only played a previous final in this series of tournaments. Did it in Rio de Janeiro 2017, when he was defeated by Dominic Thiem. Now, Carreño has remade himself in a great opportunity that was presented to him Krajinovic.
The Serbian tennis player was signing irregular weeks in recent tournaments, with early defeats in Madrid, Rome, Roland Garros or Wimbledon, but had remade himself to get into a final in Hamburg in which he was looking for his first title. This one, however, must keep waiting because Carreño has known how to take the game to his field to end up closing it. In fact, the Spanish has not yielded a single opportunity to break up throughout the match.
A break in the third game of the first set has paved the way for the Asturian player, very confident with his serve throughout the first set. A) Yes, with 4-2 up he has given the lace to Krajinovic With a second break that has paved the way to the 6-2 initial.
They were the most difficult moments in the game for Krajinovic and Carreño has taken advantage of them to perfection. The man from Gijón broke his rival’s serve in the second set. and has achieved the final break to take the victory. Since then, the two players have imposed their law on serve, yielding few points to the rest, a trend that favored a Carreño who has barely suffered with two ‘deuces’.
In this way, Carreño has certified with a 6-4 a triumph that places him at the gates of the top10 and allows him to face his next appointment with great confidence, Tokyo Olympics. He will come to them as one of the seeds.