Novak Djokovic gained his sixth Italian Open title on Sunday after a straight-sets victory over Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-0, 7-6 (7/5) in Rome.
World primary Djokovic noticed off Monte Carlo Masters champion Tsitsipas to assert the final main match earlier than Roland Garros will get underway later this month.
The 34-year-old gained his first match of the season and confirmed his return to kind after a gap few months of the season dominated by the Covid-19 vaccination controversy.
Sunday’s conflict was a rematch of the pair’s remaining finally 12 months’s French Open remaining however had little of the drama of that five-set thriller finally gained by the Serb in Paris.
Djokovic had already ensured he shall be world primary for a record-extending 370th week and claimed his 1,000th profession victory, in opposition to Casper Ruud, on Saturday night time to achieve the ultimate.
And he made surprisingly quick work of Greece’s Tsitsipas, who had additionally reached the semi-finals of final week’s match in Madrid and nonetheless leads the boys’s tour for wins this season.